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Quotes of the Day

Tonight, we finished a book that concluded, more or less, with two characters falling in love.  As I tucked Lindy in, we had the following discussion: Lindy: I’m in love with my daddy.Tim: I love you, too, Lou.Lindy: But he’s too old for me… And he’s in love with someone …

Oakley’s Happy Birthday Wish… to Me

Daddy is playful. He is the best daddy you could ever have; even if you searched the whole entire world.  Daddy is the man of the family, just like our chicken Solo is the man of his roost.  Sometimes, though, he will beat up the lower man of the roost, …

My Gift to You

I apologize.  I’ve been AWOL.  And, as my form of apology, I have this picture to offer. Taken on a Colorado River trip, in June of 1997.  For those of you know me now, without hair, it probably looks like some wings have been affixed to my head.

Mr. Peppy Businessman

This morning, before I left for work, I said goodbye to Oakley.  She responded with an upturned, “Okay!”.  And so, of course, I mocked her, responding with equal pep.  I mean, that is my job as her father, right? We went our separate ways for the day; me to work, …

Oakley’s Haiku

Oakley wrote a haiku at school (ok, 2 haikus). I’m guessing it was an assignment in her class, from her teacher, but who am I to know. She brought it home tonight. Haiku #1 I love my mommyMy mommy is wonderful!!I love my mommy

Target. Mah-tah.

Aspen and Jenn were hanging out this week, and Aspen happened to notice a bag with a logo much like the one above. Aspen: Now I get it!Jenn: What?Aspen: Now I get why a Target bag has that shape on it. It’s a target.Jenn: Yes.Aspen: That must be their mah-tah!Jenn: …

Lays Potato Chips and Archaeology

As new homes in Tennessee go, ours is in a pretty old spot. The very first settlement in Williamson County was, literally, across the street from us, and dates back to at least 1800. We’re talking really old. In fact, our local plant expert, Mike Berkley, tells us that his …

Dancing

Always a good source of humor, we had a funny moment this morning… Aspen: I’ve been really into Irish dancing lately. Someone in my class is an Irish dancer, you know.Oakley: Aspen, can you do a Mexican dance. At this point, I looked over and the dance looked remotely Mexican, …

Aspen’s helping Lindy with making her Valentine’s cards right now. Aspen: Do you want to use the “Be Mine” heart or the “Be My Valentine” heart?Lindy: This is XXXXX’s [name redacted].Aspen: So you want it to say, “Be Mine”?Lindy: No. I want it to say, “Stop pushing and hitting and …

This Season’s Accessories

20090117-100-17954.jpg, originally uploaded by flamingobear. Pictured here: Red cowboy hat with star Purple/pink sunglasses Purple cape with clothespin Pink beaded necklace Lavender beaded necklace Purple beaded necklace with medalion Palio scarf from Siena, Italy One inch think cowgirl dress/bath mat Pink stiff tutu Lavender velvet asymmetrical skirt Size 7 pink …