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THE FIFTH ANNUAL SILLY MONKEY BIRTHDAY LETTER: EDITION #8…

April 17, 2014

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dear silly monkey – as i sit here looking back on the past seven years, i wonder if you even realize just how many memories create the tears i shed today. or why i seem more pensive and contemplative.  i’m aware it must seem strange that your strong mama appears sad on a day to celebrate.  if you only […]

THE FOURTH ANNUAL SILLY MONKEY BIRTHDAY LETTER: EDITION #7…

April 17, 2013

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dear silly monkey – believe it, dude – you are seven!!  i have no idea who i would be today, if i hadn’t been who i was with you, every day before.  oh, monkey, you are the greatest kiddo ever – full of compassion and empathy, life and love, spirit and adventure.  of course, it would make […]

30 DAYS OF THANKFUL: #13-#25…

November 25, 2012

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day thirteen: i am thankful for allowable procrastination.  the end. day fourteen: i am thankful for B’s pajama pants.  without them, i would be a cranky preggy lady stretching dresses in the winter.  day fifteen: i am thankful for pay-day.  the end.  day sixteen: i am thankful for awesome friends.  had a lovely dinner at brio […]

30 DAYS OF THANKFUL: #12…

November 12, 2012

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day twelve: i am thankful for my mommy-silly monkey conversations.  he is such an inquisitive child and can make me laugh like no other.  the other day, he was trying to explain something to another child and started in with, “… ok, so let me give you an explanation…” he’s just plain clever and witty… […]

THE THIRD ANNUAL SILLY MONKEY BIRTHDAY LETTER: EDITION #6…

April 17, 2012

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dear silly monkey – happy birthday, to you…happy birthday, to you…happy birthday, dear silly monkey.you’re totally NOT a baby anymore & OMG i already cried twice today b/c that’s what nostalgia crazed mommy’s do. what?!  it SO rhymes!  in honor of your SIXTH birthday, please accept these SIX tips on how to make your transition from FIVE to SIX […]

LEGOLAND CHICAGO…

June 25, 2011

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alternate post title = PHOTO 365 – DAY 109:  LEGOLAND… DAY ONE HUNDRED and NINE:  we took a road trip… … through central ohio, to indiana, through indiana, into chicago, to a little place called schaumburg, illinois.   ok.  so let me back up a bit.  earlyEARLYearly, we hopped into the jeep and headed west.  10 […]

PHOTO 365: DAY 98 – I HATE CLOWNS…

June 14, 2011

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monkey likes to take pictures with my iphone camera.  mostly b/c i have an app that turns any photo into legos. DAY NINETY EIGHT:  voila… cool, huh? even though it sort of makes me look like a clown.  hmmmmph.  i hate clowns.  HATE clowns. he took this photo, as well.  even though i asked him […]