Erin

Merry Ho Ho Ho

December 25, 2014

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Santa came!

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and replaced my daughter’s regular legs with mile-long spider limbs!   freaky

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oh man. Kyle, Erin, and I played a game of Life – it was almost as painful as the real thing!

And with this gift, Chris gets his phone back. Priceless.

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But then he had to build the Monster High Catacombs. No Barbie Dreamhouse for our little ghoul.

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I don’t think Chuck Norris appreciated his inflatable unicorn horn, but I sure appreciated this box of art supplies from Santa!

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And with the arrival of the grandparents, came an outfit change. Girl cleans up nice.

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We are in trouble with this one.

Merry Christmas ya filthy animals!

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It is Halloween and I spent the morning listening to Kyle complain about how uncomfortable thong underwear is. wow. They really do grow up so fast.

So, to try and erase the images of him and his teammates at last night’s costumed volleyball practice – sports bra and thongs oh my – I have been clicking through my computer files looking for cute and innocent pics of Halloween past.

I wasn’t finding what I was looking for, but ran across this series of images from our Florida trip in 2012.

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Sure, it has nothing to do with Halloween, but it made me smile. I mean really, who hasn’t wanted to chase Kyle around with a big stick!

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Somehow I missed writing a post in November. Man. I don’t even remember November.
There was turkey right?

Well let’s see if I can remember December so far…

  • I made it to the opening reception of the “Make Your Own Kind of Music” at The Temp. A miracle as I was fighting a migraine while viewing my migraine painting. So very meta.

metaMigraine             The show is up through this weekend. Check it out!

  • Got our #kickassxmastree and decked the halls, plus 90% of shopping done.

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  • Erin lost 2 more teeth.
  • Rats ate my car!
  • My semester ended. I got an A. Printmaking B next term!

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  • Went to San Mateo last weekend with Kyle for the final Power League tournament. They came in 8th in the Gold Division. Not too shabby. And again ended higher than the 17-1s team so yay!

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  • Missed Second Saturday, but sold one of my pieces at the Art Under 100 Bucks show at BodyTribe! Still 2 very affordable prints available. ::wink wink nudge nudge::

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  • While we were out of town, Erin got sick. Fever for 2 days and ended up in Urgent Care Sunday night. Diagnosis: flu.

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  • Kyle and I got home and then turned right around and got flu shots. joy and soreness.
  • Erin is out of school for 4 days and also has an ear infection! poor thing is sick sick sick.

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  • Finished and mailed xmas cards.
  • And today, finally got around to making some art! man, I am rusty.

So. Yeah. December has been all that and then some. And next week is Christmas!!

ho ho ho

 

::sigh::

 

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hells bells

How did that happen?! I swear I was still writing August on things when suddenly it was October! What even happened in September?!

::consults Facebook wall::

oh. right. September was full of crazy – good and bad – and it flew by. Everyone was back in school – here is photo proof:

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Wow.

And then there was the headache week from hell that ended with me getting shots in my butt on Day 6. Day 6!! damn. But to spin a positive from all that pain, I did create a couple more pieces of ‘migraine’ art.

A Day 4 painting:

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And a Day 6 photo became a drypoint that I’m still working on:

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Of course that was the end of my 29Faces run. That week really wiped me out!

The next weekend had me and Kyle in San Mateo for the 2-day tournament that starts the fall volleyball season. Always fun. And then Ericfish and John came to visit! And that was more fun! And then, just like that, is was October. so yeah. September was a blur and it’s already the 11th! The Halloween decorations have been up for over a week, and its time to think costumes. Someone wants to be a bat.*

 

 
* with over 2 weeks to go, this will most likely change.  I think she should goes as Pig-Pen. 1st grade Erin is the dirtiest Erin yet. And did you hear her snort?

 

 

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Big Fun at the Fair!

July 17, 2013

So we consulted our calendars and cross-referenced the 7-day weather forecast and determined that this past Monday was the best day to go to the California State Fair. Chris left work early, I picked up Erin from Summer Camp, hats were donned, and off we went. First up: Fine Art Exhibit to check out my […]

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April can bite my ever-expanding ass!

April 27, 2013

Well, I somehow manage to recover from the plague and get on with my life.  And thank the heavens we are almost through with the evil month of April! The month of far too many birthdays and way too much cake! It starts with Chris’s birthday on the 2nd and not only did I bake […]

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