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Month: June 2011

Fondu’n Family

Fondu’n Family

Sometime late in the spring semester I read where straight A students would receive a free meal at “The Melting Pot” if they brought in their report cards. So you know what I did? … I said …. “Girls, go study”.  And then I said …. “Go study some more”.  Actually they are very self motivated so I didn’t really have to say that – and sure enough … they ended up with straight A’s.  (In all AP or Pre-AP…

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What Tom Hanks and Bill Baerg have in common …

What Tom Hanks and Bill Baerg have in common …

They both made fire!   After waiting (what feels like forever!), we now have appliances in our kitchen! For realz.   And for the first time in my life I have a gas stove.   There is NO WAY to describe for you how funny our first experience on this stove was … but trust me, it was funny.  My sister was on the phone with me for part of it and she said if we were video taping it…

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Too hot to blog!

Too hot to blog!

It’s only the beginning of June and so far Houston has set five heat records (of all time!) for this month.  You know what that means, right? It means it is too hot to blog. Not really … but it does mean we’ve been trying to keep cool. Summer started with the traditional “Boogie Down Brittmore”.  That is where we all stand on the side of Brittmore Drive and throw balloons at the graduating 5th graders from our school.  And…

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