Crunchy Thoughts

The thoughts are crunchier here.

March 19, 2017
by Carrie
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*thunk thunk*

Steven started up the clothes dryer, which immediately began to make an ominous *thunk, thunk* noise.  “Whoa, whose clothes are those?” I asked.  “The girl’s,” he replied.  “Ooh, better check for lip gloss! It’s either that or a rock.” After … Continue reading

December 12, 2016
by Carrie
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an early Christmas present

It’s a lovely, dreary day today. I’m not being sarcastic, either. I am so glad for the dreariness and rain that we’ve had over the last few weeks. All forms of grey skies are welcome after a drought. Now that … Continue reading

November 26, 2016
by Carrie
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the tree + one, 2016

And now. . . I present to you The Tree, 2016: Lydia’s smaller tree is also decorated, just not shown. Total lights on the tree: 2,980; another new record and only 20 short of 3k! Total number of incandescent lights: … Continue reading

May 10, 2016
by Carrie
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watership down

Crunchy, the outdoor cat, shows up this morning clutching a live rabbit in his mouth. He sets it right by the back door and looks up at us. This is the latest of many animals Crunchy has fetched for us. … Continue reading

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