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(This was written for my summer league team and will be posted on our website, http://www.heritageoakstorpedoes.com) Years ago during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games there was a commercial. I think it was for laundry soap or something (I will look … Continue reading

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Laughing in Red and Green

Admittedly, I have been absent from my blog. Swimming and Halloween and swimming and Thanksgiving and swimming and Christmas parties (we collected THREE shopping carts of toys to donate – thank you everyone who participated!) and swimming and oh, right … Continue reading

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A Week of Meals

Wow. It’s been an age, hasn’t it? I’m sorry for that. I’ve got only one (compound) word for you to explain myself. Bookfair. I am co-chair, one of three, of the book fair at our elementary school. Weeks of planning decorations, … Continue reading

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Happy Chili

Today is Abby’s birthday. Today is Candice’s birthday as well (wave, Candice). Last I heard she is getting to go to Medieval Times for her dinner … jousting … horses … food … oh my. So, if I lived near … Continue reading

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Seeing Through the Fog

The fog is beginning to lift.  That is literal as well as metaphorical. The girls are at morning practice, and I just spent the first hour trying to get my walk in. Up and down, around and through the neighborhood … Continue reading

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Homemade Cheesesteaks

So, last night I was out with fellow swim moms and swim kids at a restaurant about 20 minutes away. We had a blast, laughing, catching up and just sitting down together to share a meal which is a rare … Continue reading

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Mother Nature’s Gifts

We just got the email … All Practices Cancelled Due to Weather.  Lizzie and Ben had already gone, and were in fact at the pool when the weather turned ugly. I was at the high school picking up Abby, the … Continue reading

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