Tag Archive: dance

Oct 12 2014

Busting Sweet Moves At Sweet Frogs

On Friday night, Mom and I went to watch Gone Girl in the theater.  Beth had some errands to run before Bobbi’s baby shower, so she took the kids.  They finished before our movie let out, so they filled their last 45 minutes at Sweet Frog.  Jake was in a particularly good mood.  After Beth …

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Sep 25 2014

Awww, shucks.

An unprompted observation by Olivia: Hey, Dad. You’re better than the other dads because at the Father/Daughter dances, you actually dance with me instead of leaning against the wall, drinking coffee with the other dads. And you still look pretty good. They all look old. I can’t think of higher praise.

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Jun 12 2014

Odds and Ends; plus … It’s my birthday!

Jake won’t stop talking about the upcoming Autism Society of Maine’s Family Retreat Weekend, scheduled this year at St. Joseph’s University in Standish. We go every year, and we stay in college dorms, attend seminars, and eat in the cafeteria. The kids get to have some fun in the Olympic size pool, and play with …

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Jan 02 2014

All Grown Up?

No matter how things change, some things stay the same. I’m not going to prognosticate about 2014, but I am going to get just a little nostalgic, or at least acknowledge how far we’ve come. Beth and I got invited out for New Year’s Eve. It’s been years, and I mean like 12 or more …

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Oct 20 2013

Blossom Kiss Cookies In Ten Easy Steps

This recipe is a quick one, so pay attention. First, get a package of peanut butter cookies.  The kind they sell at Wal*Mart for $1.89. Step 2:  Unwrap some Hershey’s Kisses and sample for quality control. Step 3: Do whatever it says on the back of the package. Step 4: Even better, get one of …

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