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Xmas Quotes 2014

This year was our first Christmas away from extended family in our new California home. I was worried we wouldn’t be able to match the level of previous years’ quotes, but I think we pulled it off. _______ I’d be … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving quotes 2013

For Thanksgiving this year at the in-laws’ house, we had Cornish pasty, homemade tamales, and very quotable conversation. _____________________ The cat has been sitting in the same spot for 1/2 an hour. I found out that for $225 I can … Continue reading

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Post-apocalyptic Xmas quotes 2012

Christmas quotes from a large family in a small midwestern town. Christmas Eve: I’m very useful. I have a cheese knife. Can I borrow your key to grandpa’s gun closet? My mouth is hot. Tomorrow you kids can shoot each … Continue reading

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There Arose Such A Clatter: Xmas Quotes 2011

Real quotes from a large family Christmas gathering in a small midwestern town It’s too fluffy! I’m used to having Mexican painters in the house. I thought you were a sheep! Is your face okay? I nearly always will be … Continue reading

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Playing with Fire – Part 1

I used to* light things on fire when I was younger.  The best fires were typically made without my parents’ knowledge or consent (bless their hearts).  I blame lack of color TV or video games for leading me down this … Continue reading

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