Monthly Archives: August 2013

KHP – Keeping it Simple

Tonight the girls and I headed out the door for a couple days with my family to celebrate my dads  77th birthday over a on long holiday weekend.  We were all excited to see family and get a little time … Continue reading

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Claire: August Wrap-Up

I gave you a wrap-up in July, so I guess it’s only fair I report on how August has gone now that summer is basically over. I started work this week, and Free (as well as my students) go back … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Thursday Quickie

Just a quick update during a busy week full of back to school nights, work craziness and just being smack dab in the middle of our last week of summer… Ahhh, summer. My sister-in-law stayed with us for a couple … Continue reading

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KHP – The Big Yellow Bus

This week has been full of big transitions for our family.  My oldest LP, started kindergarten, my youngest, PP, is a little lost, my mother-in-law, Rose, is settling into her retirement and I am getting ready for a very different … Continue reading

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A Day at the Pow-wow

My daughter is one eighth Native American on her dad’s side. Her great grandfather was a full-blood Oglala Sioux Indian who lived on the Pine Ridge reservation. I don’t know much about the (presumably brief) relationship he had with Free’s … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Training Week 3 and the Tools of the Trade

Big breath in, now out — and relax. Week 3 has ended on a very — very — good note. I logged a solo 9-miler Saturday morning. Sadly, my running partner was on vacation and I was a bit nervous … Continue reading

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KHP – The Last Days of Summer

Next time I post I will have a Kindergartner.  I am so excited for her but scared of letting go.  I am her net, her protector, her guide, her teacher; I am the arms the swaddle her and  navigate her … Continue reading

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