Category Archives: Who We Are

Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen

Had three houseguests last night- all unrelated to each other, two of whom just happened to have their visits coincide. The Mop Top came down to visit to meet one of them. The Mop Top, the other male houseguest, and all the family excepting Jenny, the Cherub and I, are heading down south today to […]

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Giddy News

So yes, as some of you guessed, we have another courting couple in the works.  Last week my husband suddenly noticed a certain young man seemingly paying a certain amount of attention to our fifth girl, Pip.  A couple days later, said young man asked my husband if they could get together soon because he […]

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pyschopath or accomplished woodsman

Ethical argument at the CR: Benny, the new dog (a few weeks ago somebody kindly ‘dumped’ this full grown un-neutered male black lab mix near our house),  dug out a nest of baby bunnies in our back yard and shared his find with the little boys and the FYG  (2 of 5 were already dead […]

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Who Broke this Bed?

I thought I had shared this story before, but I can’t find it.  It’s only a small part of a much bigger story, and I’ll tell that some other day.  For today I shall limit myself to a small portion of the tale of one of the most, um, bizarre and disastrous days of our […]

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Things To Do With Your Sister…..

Weight Lifting: Equpment: One sister, one broomstick, one mat. Directions: Stand on the mat, lean over, and hold the broomstick in your hands, one hand near each end. Have your sister lay on her back on the mat and hang her legs over the center of the broom stick, between your hands (think of hanging […]

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