Yummy Mummy!

It’s been a busy week getting things ready for Halloween.  We’re having a party on Saturday night and are expecting at least 20 people (which, frankly, scares me a little). Tonight Paige and I are finally carving the 2 pumpkins that have been sitting on the table, tempting me with their smooth orange surfaces (the […]

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Day in the Life: Penpals

I swear things that happen to me that just aren’t supposed to happen in real life.  Case in point: Yesterday I received a three-page, hand-written letter from Curtis.  In this letter, he told me about himself [a Christian man from a large family] and what he does in his spare time [read his Bible and […]

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Planning: Halloween and France

I’ve been listening to the Poe song “Haunted” for the past 3 days. We’re talking on-repeat-for-hours-at-a-time listening. I don’t know why. You know, other than that it’s a freakin’ great song. My Halloween costume is nearly complete, all I need is a pair of fishnets [I’m going to a party as a vampire who may […]

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