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Monthly Archive for December, 2012

I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother?

‘I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother’: A Mom’s Perspective On The Mental Illness Conversation In America http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/16/i-am-adam-lanzas-mother-mental-illness-conversation_n_2311009.html The author of this story writes about her mentally ill son, who she calls Michael. I greatly admire her. She is firm, brave, proactive, loving, and doing all she can to help her son. And I agree with┬áher thesis […]

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Drives Me Bananas Bread

I had a few over ripe bananas, and being someone who hates to waste food, I decided to make banana bread. After years of testing and tweaking recipes, I think I finally found one that I’m ready to declare my favorite. “Drives Me Bananas” Banana Bread┬áRecipe 3 Medium Ripe Bananas, Peeled & mashed 2 Whole […]

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Karmael Sauced

(I was making caramel sauce and left the pot on the stove to keep the left over caramel sauce warm so it would clean up easy. But it got away from me when I was in the other room and started burning.) ME: Gideon, didn’t you see or smell the smoke? GIDEON: Yes. I saw […]

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Gideon’s 6th Birthday

Gideon turned 6 on 12/12/12. We take that as a sign that he’s destined for greatness. His birthday started out a little rough due to a reaction to a vaccination a couple of days earlier, but he felt well enough by mid-day on his birthday to go to school and ask that we go to […]

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M&M Thief

I forgot about this picture until I was cleaning off my cell phone. I had to run back to my office after work and Gideon decided to go on a stealth mission to steal M&M’s from my boss’s desk. It started my boss when the chair started to mysteriously move by itself.

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Gingerbread for the Soul

Amilia and Gideon made these “gingerbread” houses at tonight’s GriefWorks commemorative service. Amilia made her’s with an attached outhouse. I guess if you lived in a cookie house made with candy, you’d need a bathroom! After the service, a lady came up to Gideon and said she just had to meet him because, she said, […]

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Nativity Displays

We went to a church that had 100+ nativity scense out and Amilia took these photos with an iPhone. I have to say, the Charlie Brown nativity is my favorite.

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