Monthly Archives: April 2011

Tennis With Betty

My roommate and I are taking tennis lessons. It seems like a good skill to acquire. And, the racket was only $20, so it’s cheaper than golf. Our instructor is Betty. Betty doesn’t really smile at anything. She seems to … Continue reading

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Yarding and Hunting

My battery-powered lawn mower ran out of go-juice before my lawn was completely mowed. The un-mowed patch of grass in the middle of my backyard was a “no-mow-hawk.” Tonight, I gave the mow-hawk a trim, and my yard is all … Continue reading

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A Typical Conversation…

Me:  “What did you do today?” John:  “Used two cans of spray paint and painted a monkey on my garage wall.” [this is paraphrased…I don’t really transcribe conversations] This wasn’t a joke. An email arrived moments later with these pictures … Continue reading

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Dancing and Cheering

My mom will probably read this and say “Lau-raaaa! Why did you write this?!” (She’ll secretly laugh. I hope.) But it’s partly her fault. My mom is an enabler. She buys way too much produce for family gatherings and sends … Continue reading

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Easter Egg-citement!

I just finished off my chocolate bunny. Another Easter has come and gone. (And, in case anyone was wondering, I eat my chocolate bunnies head first. It seems more humane.) My roommate and I traveled to my parent’s house for … Continue reading

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Peeps!

It’s almost Easter. And, really, nothing says “Happy Easter” better than a: (This particular Peep was a little embarrassed I photographed his bare marshmallow side.) Easter is also synonymous with PEEP JOUSTING! It’s a sport. Really, it is! Allow me … Continue reading

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What Does My Garden Grow?

Answer:  I have no idea. I received a present from John yesterday. It came with instructions: It says “just add water (well, and heat).” My photography skills stink. I asked if it was a hummus plant. It isn’t. But that’s … Continue reading

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