Cut Short, But Still Sweet

Originally, we planned to stay at the beach until Sunday, and then drive back in the late afternoon. But because Chris was not feeling much better, we decided to come home a little earlier. But before we left on Saturday, we packed in as much fun as we could on Thursday and Friday! Thursday night was maybe the most fun of our entire trip. We went to a Pensacola Wahoo’s baseball game. If you ever find yourself in Pensacola, Florida, you definitely need to check out a game. The tickets…

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And Then There Were Three

Yesterday, Ginny, John Michael, and Baby Tillman arrived. It has been a few months since I have seen Tillman, and even though I knew how big he was getting through pictures, I was shocked at how big he had gotten in real life! Holy cow! He recently learned to crawl, and he is into EVERYTHING! But see those cheeks? That’s what keeps him out of trouble. Those chunky, tasty little jowls are the softest, squishiest, mushiest little pods of mush! I can’t be around him without nibbling them! Gracie wanted…

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Strep Strikes

On Monday afternoon, the kids were out running errands with Nana and Grandma (i.e. buying half the toys, movies, and pool floats at Walmart) and Chris and I grabbed a bite to eat together.  We had a great lunch, and got back to the condo about the same time as the kids, so we all took big naps together.  Even Chris.  Which is strange because I can count on one hand the number of naps Chris has taken in the 14 years we’ve been together.  He does not have my…

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Greetings from Paradise!

School ended last week and I am having terrible withdraws. I miss my students. I miss grading papers. I miss giving out detentions and referrals. I miss waking up early and rushing home to get dinner on the table. I guess I’m just one of those teachers who doesn’t know what to do with herself all summer long. S’NOT!!!!!!!!!! GREETINGS FROM PARADISE! Our family left on Saturday morning and caravanned with my mom and Grandma up to my hometown for a week long beach retreat. So far, we have been…

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