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And it will become a national landmark

My cousin who normally provides childcare for Marlo during the day is out of town this week, and since I am also traveling from one coast to the other my mother stepped in to take the kids for a few days.

Rubbing it in

Effortlessly balancing the tool we use to discipline Coco on his head.


That’s my sister’s second oldest child, Meredith. When I told Marlo who was coming over it was if I had said I was going to recreate Disneyland in the living room.

New Tunes – The Airborne Toxic Event

This is yet another instance where the music I’m featuring isn’t necessarily brand new, but I only recently discovered this song.

No escape

If we were going to wash one dog, we might as well wash the other even though Coco is ten times worse in the water.

Polka Prints

Leta has a book about constellations and I think it could sue those pants for copyright infringement.

Random quote from my music library

“If you need someone to blame, throw a rock in the air. You’ll hit someone guilty.”

Full of vitamins, minerals and wood pulp

Friday afternoon during lunch I poured Marlo a bowl of shredded parmesan cheese to snack on after she had finished a bowl of noodles which she always asks for in this manner: “Noodles! In a bowl! Not too hot! Don’t stir it!” If you ever have to serve h…

Wet dog

Somebody found a rotten substance in the backyard and thought it would be a good idea to cover his entire body with it. I expect this sort of behavior from the idiot dog, not the one who reads poetry when he takes his tea in the sitting room.
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Pageant ready

Oh my god, it wasn’t intentional, but that hair looks like it is about to win her Miss Congeniality in the Little Miss Texas Beauty Pageant.