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In Which The Equuschick May Have Exercised a Certain Lack of Discernment

The Equuschick started reading Gentle Ben (Puffin Modern Classics) to the Dread Pirate Grasshopper at bedtime. The reading it has proved to be a good idea, not so much the before bedtime. It seems The Equuschick hasn’t read it in while and she forget certain details, like people drowning. He was a bit upset. Heh. [...]

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The FYG Needs Prayers

The beautiful, talented, athletic and very very BUSY FYG went ice skating and fell and broke two bones in her leg in multiple places this afternoon. She is on her way with the HM and DHM to a hospital about an hour north, for surgery asap. Please keep her in your prayers, as well as [...]

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Road Trips with Littles

Ya’ll may recall this post from two weeks ago. Actually, in spite of the “and occassionaly even enjoy them” line, The Equuschick usually does enjoy them. But sometimes the baby is teething and has a stuffy nose and your neck gets stiff trying to nurse the baby in the carseat, Human Gumbydoll Style. But really, [...]

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Memories

As Christmas Day came to a close The Equuschick and Shasta took to the children to the hill in town where Shasta used to sled when he was but a small tot. The Dread Pirate Grasshopper had great fun sledding. The Ladybug went up and down the massive hill once or twice and then was [...]

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In the Future-

The Equuschick shall be working on a definitive and thorough blog post called How to Survive (& Even Occassionally Enjoy) Road Trips with Littles.. In the meantime- You can see why The Equuschick and Shasta would have thought it a good idea to pull over at a children’s museum they happened to be passing by [...]

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Brainy Fridays: Scriptures for Busybrains and Briefly- Do YOU have a Hoarding Busybrain, Too?

This is likely to be the last Brainy Friday post until after the new year. This is The Equuschick and Shasta’s turn to go to his mom’s for Christmas and this always makes an already busy time of year even busier, so though she may be popping in throughout the holidays as inspiration does or [...]

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The Ladybug Impersonates Amelia Bedelia

The Ladybug had a bit of an accident in the bathroom. The Ladybug was instructed to get a towel and dry the floor, which she did. Then The Ladybug was instructed to put the towels in the washer, which she said she did. A short time later The Equuschick went into the bathroom and found [...]

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Brainy Fridays: Siblings Launching Siblings

At least as far as the definitions used by The Equuschick for her own messy purposes, The Equuschick has one Busy-Brained Boy and one very Calm-brained little girl. (Well,she has two little girls actually, but the Bumblebee is only 10 mos. The jury should stay out on these things for quite some time.) What does [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

On account of Thanksgiving, there shall be regular Brainy Fridays post this week. The Equuschick would like to wish you all a fine holiday week-end! The End.

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Kitchen Magic

To Turn Left-Over Pot Roast into Winter Stew 1. Slice all left-over vegetables and any left-over meat into stew-sized bites, but leave them all in your crock/stew pot along with all the left-over stock and juice from the original roast. The latter will be most of your flavor base.* 2. Add any assorted other left-overs [...]

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