Mistaken Identity

A few weeks ago, Emily, Daniel, and I attended a baby shower for Jeremiah and Kortny Cox, hosted by some of their friends from Quest.  My mom and dad had been in town that weekend and on that Sunday, my mom had dressed Daniel in his “Amazing Grace – Grace United Methodist Church, Salem, IL”…

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Rules of driving

This is not original, but I don’t know where it came from… The most important rule to remember when driving is: “All other drives are idiots and they are actively trying to kill you.” I modified this when riding with someone on campus this week: “All pedestrians on campus are idiots and they are actively…

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WTF, weather?

It’s been pretty nice the last couple of days.  Yesterday was in the 60s, though it was overcast with sprinkling rain for most of the day.  I’ve been wearing my lighter jacket without the liner this week and I knew that it would be a bit colder this morning, but I tossed it on anyway. …

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Emergency Notification

This post is filled with sarcasm, so reader beware… Tonight, there was a power outage on campus at U of I.  I know this because I got a text message from the campus’ new emergency notification system.  Power was also restored tonight and classes will be held tomorrow.  I know this because I got another…

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Update

I know that it has been a long time since I’ve posted anything of substance…several of you have reminded me of this.  In the past week, I’ve come to the site twice to rectify this, only to realize that there was a WordPress update that needed to be installed.  This distraction was enough to take…

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Reminders

I know I haven’t posted in a while and I’m going to rectify that in a few minutes, but I’ll get this up here first: This Sunday, March 8, at 2am, we set our clocks forward an hour.  Don’t forget or you’ll be late to whatever your first appointment is supposed to be on Sunday. …

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Dentist

I’m taking Daniel to the pediatric dentist today. Yesterday evening, on our way home from Ashlyn’s house, he told me “Be careful when you give me a hug because my tooth hurts.”  I asked him why it hurt and he said that hurt it at snack time and that they had eaten pretzels for snack…

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