Saturday, May 31, 2003

Too bad the twins took a big whooping, but Hurray for Lew Ford who was (for me at least) the star of the game. Leeeeeeeeeeeeew! yes, and excellent muffins.

Friday, May 30, 2003

Last night, Norris, Stevie, Tom and myself went to a Twins game. It was fun being with my cousins! Thank you for the EXCELLENT muffins you sent along Nancy! They were great!
Livvi'i

Wednesday, May 28, 2003

Happy belated anniversary, Matt & Janelle,
I was passing your wedding picture around at our Clothes Corner today for story time... I was talking about thinking about good things, lovely things. (See Philippians 4). I realized at that point that your anniversary was in the recent past. I hope your celebration was lovely!!
It seems, Teresa, that you managed to crack a smile in the midst of tears.
Way to go, Norris! I hope I can reveal news soon about my new job.
I am fascinated by your pictures, Joel! Bye, everybody. Nancy

Tuesday, May 27, 2003

Happy 1 year anniversary Matt and Janelle! Maria and I will be joining that 1 year club soon!
Thanks, Joel, for the "hoppy" good wishes. :)

Janelle and Matt

Monday, May 26, 2003

Smiling through my tears...

Last night both Liv and Norris went on an evening walk with Koko and me. We were commenting on a very large hopscotch grid chalked on a sidewalk; it included about 40 squares and directions such as "fall down and break a leg." I was pointing out how the retaining wall next to the sidewalk had a smiley face drawn on every block, when I tripped over a small rock (the hopscotch rock?) and began a terrible, slow-motion fall flat on the sidewalk. I laid there crying and bleeding and being licked in the face by Koko until my children finally got me up and moved to the retaining wall. I was skinned up and covered with dirt, elm seeds, and chalk, but had spared my teeth. When we finally got going again, Norris and Liv couldn't help laughing because in addition to my dishelved appearance, I now had a smiley face imprinted on my butt!

Sunday, May 25, 2003

Matt and Janelle!
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Hey. I got a new job at Marshall Field's. I am the "lead" of men's clothing, the equivalent of an assistant manager. The position typically lasts around 6 months. After that, people either move into the manager training program or straight into a management position. I start after our trip to Anaheim around June 10th.