Crunchy Thoughts

The thoughts are crunchier here.

December 24, 2015
by Carrie
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christmas eve update

Sam had Santa cracking up with his endless talk of Godzilla. Lydia, however, had heard it all before. Times the cat has eaten the tree and barfed: 0! Times the cat has climbed inside the tree and set Mommy’s blood … Continue reading

November 30, 2015
by Carrie
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the tree + one, 2015

And now, ladies and gentlemen . . . The Tree, 2015. Once again, the smaller tree is Lydia’s responsibility. Total lights on the tree: 2,930; a new record! Times the cat has eaten the tree and barfed: 0! Times I’ve … Continue reading

October 22, 2015
by Carrie
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in memory of Harrison

Grieve Not, Nor speak of me with tears, but laugh, and talk of me As if I were beside you… I loved you so…. ‘Twas Heaven here with you. —Isla Paschal Richardson Surely you’re enjoying the best cup of coffee … Continue reading

October 22, 2015
by Carrie
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secret extraction

Last week I was getting some laundry started when Lydia came up to me and announced, “You know Sam lost a tooth this morning, right?” I turned around to look at Lydia, who was grinning like a Cheshire cat. “Don’t … Continue reading