Archive for October, 2010

halloween jam



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paradise city



With a kid in our family with the name of AXEL ROWE there is no doubt we will have Guns N Roses playing for years to come.  Here is Campbell’s rendition of Paradise City Paradise City

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adhd



For a long time I have thought it quite possible…but there is no doubt debating it at this point.  If there was a time delayed video camera observing me today, it would be clear I am adult with a clear case of ADHD. See, I suffer from my mother’s insatiable need to move furniture and […]

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corn and black bean salsa



It is a favorite in our family…Corn and Black Bean Salsa.  Pretty much a staple item I fix every other week.  I got the kids involved in the preparation this time…girls mixing and boys CHOPPING with REAL KNIVES.  I certainly was well aware of the risk involved getting out the cutlery but both my father […]

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hat day



For many that know me…you know I come from a long line of women that adore hats.  In fact, I don’t recall seeing my Grandma Frances leave the house without one.  So…I had a great time capturing the many faces of Emerson as she tried several on.  Could she be my ticket to the Oscars […]

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does it have its own little brain?



It is up for wide debate when to tell kids the straight up facts about sex.  I listened to two things…1) my pediatrician and 2) my gut. I was shocked when at eight Briggs’ pediatrician told me, “If you don’t tell him now someone else will!”  But I had to sit on it awhile.  I […]

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long time



It has been awhile.  It is both deliberate and a sign of just how busy things have gotten. However, I honestly have hesitated to write for several weeks.  I have always promised myself that I wouldn’t write unless it was purely honest.  Afterall, one of the main purposes of  my blogging is therapy through creative writing.  So […]

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a recent visit



A lot of excited yelling occurs in our house when the prism casts a rainbow across our kitchen floor.  “AUNT NINE IS HERE.  AUNT NINE IS HERE!” It certainly has been an endearing way of keeping her spirit alive in all of us.  In fact, my Uncle Tom sends pictures now and then casting her […]

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