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Archive for May, 2009

I’m such a girl. A teenage girl that is.

I didn’t think anything could make me want to go back to high school. I hated high school with a passion. I walked away from the experience with some very more »


Having visitors this past weekend and spending some time outdoors reminded me that summertime is here and I’m excited (despite the fact that it is 45 degrees out and raining more »

Live Free or Die Fest I

J is lucky enough to keep in touch with most of his high school buds from the Prep. Many of them still live in Jersey, but a few have strayed more »

Play ball!

Like it or not, we live in Red Sox nation. And well, if you can’t beat them, you might as well join them. Tuesday, J ran a trip for his more »

Ahoy Mate!

A long time ago, we invited a bunch of J’s friends (and SOs) up for Memorial Day weekend. We reserved a boat and told them we’d get our boating license. more »

Scratch the cable question

Uh, yeah, so in typical P & J fashion, we scored something for free. We thought long and hard over the cable thing. We considered the feedback we got from more »

To get cable or not?

We haven’t had cable since 2005. Mostly it was a cost decision. Before then, we had always caught a deal, or the cable company accidentally gave us cable in some more »

Chi-town revisited

It has become our annual tradition to spend Mother’s Day with MamaF and GrandmaL in Chicago. Last year, we saw the Cubs play (baseball). This year, we saw the “tigers” more »

The pursuit of happiness

I cried last night. J doesn’t like to see me cry and he tries everything to make it so I stop crying (typical of men; they try to fix everything). more »

The 5th of May

Cinco de Mayo is supposed to be a celebration of Mexican pride and heritage to recognize their defeat over the French army in the 1860s. Instead, we Americans use it more »

Class of 2009 vs. Class of 1950

J got the high school seniors in his town to host a Senior Prom for the real seniors in town. The HS seniors taught the seniors the dance for “Cotton more »

Because of swine, no wine

At Mass yesterday, the priest announced we would not exchange the sign of peace (which involves hand shaking, for the non-Catholics) and they would not offer the wine (blood). For more »

Oink Oink

The swines have landed here in NH. Wash your hands, wash your hands, wash your hands. more »