Crunchy Thoughts

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December 3, 2014
by Carrie
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the tree(s), 2014

We have emerged from the Death Virus to finally present The Tree, plus one. The smaller tree is Lydia’s responsibility. Total lights on the tree: 2,550 Times the cat has eaten the tree and barfed: 0! Times other people in … Continue reading

December 2, 2014
by Carrie
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christmas is coming . . . sloooowwwlyyyy

“Hey, it’s past Thanksgiving; where’s my tree update??” you ask. Sorry. We’re moving slowly this year. The day after Thanksgiving, a Death Virus descended upon all of us. Sam, Lydia, and I have been zombie-like these past few days. I … Continue reading

November 17, 2013
by Carrie
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catless

‘Tis a rare thing to find a Carrie in a house without cats. I was born into a house with a cat, and that same cat was with me all the way to my senior year in high school. There … Continue reading

October 31, 2013
by Carrie
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in limbo

A few days ago I was feeling ambitious as I loaded both kids and an irritated Hermione into the car. Somehow I was going to keep the kids calm and quiet in an exciting new place as Hermione had a … Continue reading

April 8, 2013
by Carrie
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and like that

This past week has been very tough. Very tough, indeed. Along with the usual detritus of life: sick members of the family, doctor’s appointments, THINGS to FIND for SCHOOL; the Williams household shrank by one when Renton passed away on … Continue reading

March 17, 2013
by Carrie
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sleepy kitty, happy kitty, purr purr purr

Over the past month, everybody has been sick in this house except for me (*knock on wood*). Perhaps I paid my dues plus interest last January. While the virus ran through the family, attacking Lydia, then Sam, and finally Steven … Continue reading

February 12, 2013
by Carrie
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gappy mcgee

This week, the Tooth Fairy made a somewhat premature visit to our house. Surprise! So what happened? Well, way back a few years ago — and may I point out here how weird it is to talk about “a few … Continue reading