Archive for September, 2008

ball state



Tim and I took the boys on a trip down memory lane this weekend by attending Ball State’s Homecoming. We wanted to show them where it all began, and we hadn’t returned in years. In fact, I remember the last time I was on campus I was largely pregnant. I was there for a recruiting […]

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towels



I am a fan of good linens.  Despite the fact that my husband thinks making a bed is a waste of time and he dislikes the multitude of pillows that adorn our queen size, I like snuggling into soft sheets.   I equally like reaching for a clean, correctly-folded, not-too-thick, not-too-oversized bath towel.  Do I […]

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pottypalooza



It’s official…we, the Stoner Six, have reached a monumental milestone! We are officially done with diapers. I am sure many can relate but eliminating diapers with twins…well, it is enormous. At one point, we had three children under two years old. Three in diapers. Three in cribs. Things are improving. Now with that non-diaper milestone […]

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newly found best friends



There is nothing like family, however dysfunctional it may be at times. And boy, we can layout a host of dysfunction in the Rowe Family. Regardless, I was graced with two perfect visits this past weekend that left me energized and euphoric…my cousin, Betsy, and my Uncle Tom. Shortly after Nine died, my uncle said […]

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a prism



I built my Aunt Caroline’s eulogy around a prism. Only two days before she died she explained to me that she always kept her mother’s prism in her kitchen window. She felt as if she was getting a ‘visit’ from her mother each time a rainbow shown on her kitchen floor. So, I equipped several […]

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i love indiana



So if you have been around me at all lately, you typically can hear me explain in a Hoosier-like accent, “I love Indiana.” In fact, I am quite certain my early morning running buddies are growing tired of it. But really, I never would have imagined making this exclamation when I entered this territory in […]

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oprah



I was ‘on’ the Oprah show several years ago…in fact, LONG before I had children. So, I guess that makes it more than several years. In any case, for those of you who have never been, Oprah does not reveal her show topic until you are in the door. So you cannot guarantee yourself a […]

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