The Dawkter's Wife - It's all champagne and caviar now … dahling

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July 16, 2012

I did it!

After a year of sitting partially finished, le Fort is … well, almost finished.  As you can see by my pictures though, I got the bunkbed in, the flooring down and in an act that should have me up for the mom-of-the year award, I got in both windows.

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July 14, 2012

Countdown to a full house

This has been the summer of camps … the summer of quiet … and to a degree, the summer of crazy.

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July 6, 2012

A sad good-bye

Yesterday, we put our 14 year old Australian Shepherd, Molly, to sleep. This came after months of agonizing about her quality of life. During the past two weeks, she began bleeding daily from her nose. She was having trouble passing urine and seemed to be sleeping more. I started giving her Tylenol 3 for pain, […]

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June 6, 2012

Not my child …

Catching up, part 2. “Everyone is doing it.” “All teenagers try it. It’s normal.” “Why do you have to make such a big deal out of this.” “It isn’t bad for you. Why is alcohol legal when it is so much worse? It should be legal!!!”

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June 4, 2012

Zoe’s Dance Recital

My mom flew in late Friday night (and left Sunday evening … but that’s antoher story!) to see Zoe perform in her second-ever dance recital.  Zoe was so proud and happy to have Grammy here.  The bigger news for me than the recital, was her debut without the strawberry hemangioma on her lip! She had […]