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Advent Day 6

Which is really Advent Day 1.  The Ottos had such a licentious, long weekend that we didn’t start Advent until Tuesday.  It began with a missive from Grandma demanding Christmas lists, and all the children stating that they didn’t know what they wanted.   419 more words

Jael Bait

I Don't Understand

Why they gotta be like that?

The children went out after lunch to bury yet another sacrificial bunny, and when I looked out they were burying… 69 more words


Snake River Canyon

Snake River Canyon in Idaho is 50 miles long and is the site of an unsuccessful 1974 attempt by Evel Knievel to jump across it in the Skycycle X-2 rocket. 15 more words


Snake River Canyon Jump Success

Eddie Braun has prepared to mirror his idol, Evel Knievel, in a jump across the Snake River Canyon. 


Mama Tried, Mama Tried

The girls went under the scalpel yesterday.  It’s not that evident in the picture, but in real life the chops are obvious.  As Grammy often asks, “Did your mother cut your hair again?” 119 more words