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Good Morning and Happy Sunday! So far the morning has been cool but it's going to get hot all together to soon today for my taste. Looks like even higher temperatures this coming week so it might be time to break down and turn the air on. This past week! I still working on the run of bookmarks with Flynn. I figure that I will have 15 available at the Art in the Park event in August. These are fairly easy to work on while watching our new addiction, The Great Pottery Throwdown. I love getting to see artists work and create and Keith who is one of the judges is just adorable. We are into the semi-finals for season...

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New item and hello summer

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! Things are looking pretty quiet out my window so far today. My big hope is that the temperatures don't get crazy, it's only June! Personally I would prefer to still be curled up in bed this morning. There are times when having a fairly precise body clock is annoying. What did we do this past week? In some regards it was pretty lazy. Serra's knee has flared up again so as much as it annoyed her she was on the sofa with it up on pillows to get the swelling to go away. Amanda and I have watched a ton of sports and she's hoping that her Cubs get rid of the injury bug and...

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All of the things!!

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! Looks like our spring rains are finally showing up here in my little corner of the Fort. I am loving the cooler weather and hoping that it lasts for a while. Still need to go find me some lilacs. What did we do this last week? Our new show of choice is Forged in Fire from the History channel. It's your serial reality competition where four competitors go up against each other. Instead of cakes or food as the weapon of choice they are asked to make blades. The final round is the recreation of a historical weapon. Each round is judged by three experts and various testing methods. We're only in the second season...

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Almost summer

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! I am loving the current cooler temperatures here in my little corner of the Fort. The short spots of rain have been wonderful and the dip in temperatures helps greatly with sleep at night. It would be great if it would stay this way for a few more weeks. What happened this week? Serra had three days of school that were all very quiet. Since she is so good with being on top of her work I've picked her early every day as one time slot is a necessary study hall that she clearly has never needed. Two days next week for an English presentation, French quiz and to turn in her books. Hopefully she...

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Seasonal shifts

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! I think we might finally have proper Spring happening outside my window today. Soft, cool and possible rain in the afternoon. Pretty perfect weather if you ask me. What did we do this past week? Serra finished up jazz band with the group making a recording to send out to a festival for a possible trip next year. I adore the new directors at Fossil that even with all of the challenges this year have made the kids feel appreciated and loved. It's going to a be a new program moving forward. I know that if not for their relaxed, happy style Serra would not be continuing in band. Only five more class days over...

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