Monthly Archives: September 2010

Ten on Tuesday, the refrigerator edition.

(I am typing this on a free, public access computer in the middle of the exhibitor hall at the annual conference of the Wisconsin Counties Association. The purported reason for these free computers is for participants to check their email. … Continue reading

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ADHD.

Smokey has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as does #2 Son (except for the hyperactivity part; thankfully, neither of them is hyperactive). He recently sent me a link to this article about ADHD and marriage. The line we both loved: … Continue reading

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The saga of the broken washer.

You know your washer is A Lemon when there is a song and video about what goes wrong with it. http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=-689714902864899701&hl=en&fs=true From this site: "This song is dedicated to all of the Maytag Neptune Front Loaders and explains a common … Continue reading

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Parkour.

You all probably already know about parkour. But have you seen this? Suddenly the stuff that Spiderman does no longer seems so impossible…

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Ten on Tuesday, the birthday edition.

Carole's birthday was Monday (happy birthday, Carole!). I wonder if that had anything to do with her choice of topic for this week… Ten Ways To Have A Happy Birthday. Be alive on your natal anniversary. Without this one, nothing … Continue reading

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Arrrr.

Talk Like a Pirate Day is a lot more interesting when the pirate is played by Johnny Depp.

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Here we are again.

Andrew requested that we go camping somewhere while  he is home for his four-week break, so here we are again on the North Shore. Yeah, it's a tough life. Before we left I decided to be A Good Mom and … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the football edition.

Ten Reasons to Watch Football 1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10. Why, no, I am not a football fan in the least. How could you tell?

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New toy.

The scroll wheel on my wireless mouse stopped working months ago. Eventually I decided it was time to replace the mouse, but right about then Apple announced its new trackpad, and I decided to try one of those instead. My … Continue reading

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Herding cats.

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