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Who, What, Where, When, and Nye

We are easing into summer after returning from vacation.  It’s been a week.  The kids have done pretty well, although Stella is about to go on a major YouTube/device diet.  I swear those things are a portal through which demons … Continue reading

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Everything But the Kitchen Synch

“I hate you all,” said Stella, Will, and I almost in unison. We didn’t mean it… much. Felix did dude stuff in the background, largely oblivious. That’s his wheelhouse. I think he was talking about a paper birch tree. We … Continue reading

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End the Knee

Spring break has come and gone, and the Bomb Factory traveled to Virginia Beach and back.  We saw antique planes, a very old lighthouse, Jamestown and Powhatan villages, and best of all, Busch Gardens.  Stella was proud as punch that … Continue reading

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A Trip Off the Olde Block

I can explain.  No really, I can.  We went on vacation.  We went on quite a proper vacation.  No 3-4 day weekend.  We packed up, we climbed on a plane, and we left town for an entire 7 days.  Since … Continue reading

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The Pen is M.I.T.ier Than the Sword

Sorry I’ve been quiet.  It’s been a wild week or so.  We also just got back from our annual beach vacation which we desperately needed as you’ll see. So, school adjustment has been rocky.  What I’ve learned so far is … Continue reading

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The Elastic of the Mohicans

Crispi, the kids, and I have recently returned from what must surely be the strangest trip/mini-vacation of my life. The original objective: to drive to Philadelphia, Mississippi to reunite with family and expose my children to the Neshoba County Fair. … Continue reading

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Beach-able Moment

We just returned from a week at the beach.  Compared to last year, it was a dream vacation.  There was very little drama involving little people, particularly during the drive to and fro.  This is largely thanks to the dual-screen … Continue reading

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Ground Control to Major Mom

It took us a while to recover from vacation.  Apart from the usual work stuff, we had some residual behavior hiccups with Stella.  I was honestly afraid of what this week would hold at school and at home.  Will and … Continue reading

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Blister in the Sunday

We returned from vacation with the usual lamentations about needing a vacation from vacation.  As I wrote before, driving to the beach was the stuff of nightmares.  Given that situation, we opted to try the “travel at night in the … Continue reading

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Cry Me To the Moon

So far I have to admit this vacation has been a mixed bag. The traveling itself was nightmarish. Both kids took turns screaming, and if you can believe it, only slept about five minutes between them during the entire drive. … Continue reading

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