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Archive for February, 2009

Revenge of the Birds

In light of the highly-publicized aircraft – bird incidents recently, I’m getting the feeling that maybe the Birds aren’t too happy with us. Or maybe it’s Mother Nature’s way of handling this pesky race known as humanity? For the record:  On take-off from Houston Intercontinental a few years ago, there was a loud BANG and [...]

Spring is sprunging already?

Wildflowers are popping out all over the bayous. Is it just me, or does it seem a bit early for this?

Bolt-hole hunting

For years, Dear Husband and I have talked about finding a bolt-hole for Polimom.  My heart just needs a place with trees and mountains where I can hike for hours and disappear into nature. By definition, this “hole” needs to be a place to which I can “bolt” easily — i.e. within reasonable driving distance. [...]

“Don’t talk to anybody, Mom”

Adorable Child just called from school.  It seems that she needs me to rush right up there (*snort!!*) to sign a form.  (It’s the last day, Mom!) Sorry, AC.  Can’t rush up there right now. So she says it’ll be okay if I come at lunch-time and meet up with her to sign it.  Oh!  [...]