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Restoring Faith in Humanity

Written on January 7, 2013 at 5:30 am, by

I have to be honest here and admit that I have never listened to a single Justin Beiber song.

I’m sure she’s quite a talented young lady and all, but this still amuses me:

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Move It!

Written on December 7, 2012 at 5:30 am, by

Hand on my heart and with the Girl Scout’s honor, I did not teach this to them.

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A Walk in the Woods

Written on November 21, 2012 at 5:30 am, by

I’m back on the island this week. I know, “Weren’t you just there?” In a word: Yes. It will be my last trip for the foreseeable future, so I’m making the most of it.

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Fermenting My Insides One Winery at a Time

Written on March 2, 2012 at 5:30 am, by

I was in San Francisco this week for work. On Tuesday, we went wine tasting in Napa. It was kind of awesome and incredibly scenic. It reminded me a lot of my happy place. Here’s the recap:


  1. It was freaking cold when I got there! Seriously. I know I’m a spoiled Southern Californian, but even A Diary of a Mad Woman agreed with me.
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Buzz, Buzz

Written on February 21, 2012 at 5:30 am, by

That's just a little coding humor for you.

Hi y’all!

I’m a busy little worker bee.

My boss-lady is in town this week, so I’ll be pretty tied up for the next couple of days.

Here is some of my most recent stuff from across the World Wide Interwebs to pass the time:

Happy New Year!

Written on December 27, 2011 at 4:30 am, by

The Little Hen House is on winter break!

Posts will resume on January 2nd with an all new Dr. Mom Mondays.

Happy New Year — see you in 2012!

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Wordless Wednesday: The Simple Bare Nesesamies

Written on November 30, 2011 at 4:30 am, by

The simple bare nesesamies: Forget about your worries and your stripes.

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Finding My Happy Place

Written on October 27, 2011 at 4:31 am, by

Yesterday I traveled by myself with my two children.

The flight started out a little rough:

Which translates to about 3 hours of this:

Check out those alligator tears!

And then: O.M.G. Land!

Hello Seattle!

And then we waited in a line of Prius taxis:

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The Greatest Show on Earth

Written on July 15, 2011 at 5:30 am, by

Emma and I went to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey circus last night. Ninety minutes before each show, ticket holders can tour the Animal Open House and get a sneak peek at the animals before the show begins. Seeing the animals up close was thrilling, and that was just the beginning of The Greatest Show on Earth:

  1. We watched Assa get her daily bath.
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The Fourth of July Recap- A Photo Montage

Written on July 5, 2011 at 5:30 am, by

Yesterday was so much fun; I wanted to share a little of it with you:

  1. We started out the day by picking strawberries from the garden and then we ate them out on the deck while listening to the hens lay their morning eggs.
  2. In preparation for the big parade, we decorated our wagon.
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