Seven Snippets

Seven Snippets: Good Friday Edition (Because I Can’t Think of a Better Title…)

April 18, 2014

— 1 — Was yesterday’s Messy Beautiful post not exactly what you were expecting? I know that I promised details on Sarah Kate’s surgery but then didn’t provide many. I wanted to share a bit about the experience of the surgery first before I jumped into the nuts and bolts, but I believe there’s a need […]

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Seven Snippets: An Announcement, #WhyIRunDisney, and an X-Ray of Rapunzel’s Hand

April 3, 2014

— 1 — Yep, I know it’s not Friday, the regular Snippets day. But I’m taking a sorta-kinda break from blogging for the next few weeks to regroup, recharge, and tackle some upcoming challenges. I’ll still be around here and there, but not necessarily on my typical Tuesday-Thursday-Snippets-SunBeams schedule. — 2 — Nathan has picked […]

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Seven Snippets: Fire Ants, Alligators, and runDisney Comes to Town

March 21, 2014

— 1 — It’s not the cold, it’s the humidity. Sarah Kate and I thought we might freeze in Minnesota – every time we left the hotel we looked like we were headed to the frozen tundra when everyone else was wearing jackets. But by the time Tuesday rolled around, we were over it. We […]

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Seven Snippets: A Last-Minute Lent Sacrifice, Hibachi Birthdays, and The Little Guy Hacked My Twitter

March 14, 2014

— 1 — I picked something a little odd to give up for Lent – and it’s been a challenge. I’ll admit to being a bit of a slacker in that I didn’t have any (good) ideas before Lent began. Giving up Dr. Pepper has been one of my mainstays, but I’ve gotten to the […]

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Seven Snippets: Sarah Kate’s Newfound Viral Fame, The Little Couple, and I Bail on the R-Word This Year

March 7, 2014

— 1 — The story of the Most Awesome Kid in the World keeps on giving. I thought it was neat when the race announcer, Carissa Bealert, mentioned Sarah Kate on her blog this week. I was amazed when I started getting emails from Disney cast members because the story was circulating in their offices. Then I […]

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Seven Snippets: More On Friday’s Race, The Overlooked Child, and Nathan Makes His Move

February 27, 2014

— 1 — I got a great email this week from Laura-Lee Minutello, Ms. Wheelchair Florida 2012. She has completed a number of races – 5Ks, 8Ks, and 10Ks – and was registered for the Princess Half Marathon last weekend. Her training didn’t go as well as she had hoped, so she knew she wouldn’t […]

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Seven Snippets: Child Brides, Soon-to-be-famous Dancers, and My History of Foolish Background Antics

February 14, 2014

— 1 — On Monday, Mr. Andi and I celebrated our 18th anniversary. By “celebrated” I mean he brought me tulips as he has done every single year (I told my mom and the florist that I didn’t care what our wedding flowers looked like as long as there were tulips) and I sniffled and […]

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Seven Snippets: Children of Children’s, Sarah Kate Speaks, and Thoughts on the Winter Blahs

February 7, 2014

— 1 — Another movie is being filmed in Mayberry – starring Jon Lovitz, Kevin Sorbo, and Laura Vandervoort. I guess I’m too old to know who Laura Vandervoort is, but Jon Lovitz and Kevin Sorbo I know. Mr. Andi got called down to the pier earlier this week to assist them with lighting and […]

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Seven Snippets: Snow Day Mischief and Roblox Must Die

January 30, 2014

— 1 — We finally saw snow in Mayberry! Unfortunately, it was in the form of paper shreds all over the carpeted floor in our den(ish) front room. Nathan dumped out the entire contents of the roughly 80% full paper shredder. Have you ever tried to vacuum paper shreds out of plush carpeting? Can’t be […]

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Seven Snippets: Biometric Selfies, a Mr. Andi Surprise, and a Study of Minnesota Weather

January 24, 2014

— 1 — As I mentioned earlier this week, I had last weekend all to myself. I dropped each kid off at school on Friday morning, but Mr. Andi was picking them up so after I deposited Nathan at 9:00, I was home free. I went back home, helped him finish packing, and saw him off. […]

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