Monthly Archives: September 2010

An escape to the prairie

Sunday was one of the last days before Katie began her two-week stretch of severe overtime at the hospital. It was also the day before her birthday. We made the most of our little celebration by having a big breakfast … Continue reading

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Alternative housing

I want something like a tiny house. Probably more as a tiny vacation home than a tiny permanent dwelling. Baby toys are not tiny. http://www-tc.pbs.org/video/media/swf/PBSPlayer.swf Watch the full episode. See more Need To Know.

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Talented baby

Babies are all bendy and stuff.

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Nowhere to go

Every now and then, when we want to provide a valuable service or, more likely, take up space, the Leader will run a traffic advisory. This is meant to tell drivers what roads are under construction and should be avoided. … Continue reading

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Worth reading

I found this link via Poynter: http://journalism.about.com/od/schoolsinternships/a/Is-Technology-Training-Taking-Over-The-Nations-Journalism-Schools.htm It’s worth reading, as it asks if journalism schools are teaching too much about technology and not enough about, you know, crafting a story out of the facts. Best quote: “If students don’t … Continue reading

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Holiday pay

Not everybody has Labor Day off. And for those who have to work on holidays, some have it easier than others. Katie was doing some serious work at the hospital, cops were walking the blacktop and firefighters were ready to … Continue reading

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Geneva rides the carousel

It’s kind of a funny story, but about the first thing Katie and I did after we got married was to ride a carousel. We were riding on the trolley from the St. Luke the Evangelist church in Glenside, Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Return to Friday night

It happens every year about this time in Oklahoma. Across the state, the skies of small towns are lit up by the glow of arclights over some stadium – ranging in size from wooden-bleachered barely-mowed fields of a few hundred … Continue reading

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Grabby Evie

Geneva learned to grab things. Her favorite thing to grab right now is our glasses. She also likes to bend things she grabs. I’ll let you know when the inevitable happens.

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Homeward bound 2.0

I was supposed to be home last night. I am not. I am sitting in some corporte-y hotel in Tampa, just a couple of miles from the airport. Storms in Dallas meant that the American flight from Tampa to Dallas … Continue reading

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