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Out of the French Fry Stuffed Mouths of Babes

A tender moment while snuggling with Eddie (4) at bedtime . . . Eddie – You didn’t feed me dinner. Erin – You totally had dinner when we went through the McDonald’s drive-thru on the way to pick the big kids up. Eddie – It doesn’t count if we don’t sit around the table and […]

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The Spring Is Come

Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!
Sitting Bull

By Ellen Williams Erin Dymowski

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Friends, Romans, Countrymen . . .

The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones.
Mark Anthony in Shakespeare's "Julius Ceasar"

  Julius Caesar’s death on March 15, 44BC catapulted the Ides of March from obscure Roman calendar date to infamy. Shakespeare’s play about Caesar sealed the deal. This is the best quote from that play by a mile! Enjoy the Ides! Erin By Ellen Williams Erin Dymowski

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The Beautiful Game

The rules of soccer are very simple, basically it is this: if it moves, kick it. If it doesn't move, kick it until it does.
Phil Woosnam Welsh Soccer Player and Manager

Soccer Moms, our season has arrived!! Hope this helps to get you in the mood to freeze your butt off on the sidelines in March and then sweat it off in June. It really is a ”beautiful game”!!! -Erin   By Ellen Williams Erin Dymowski

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President’s Day

I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Abraham Lincoln

Here’s to plucking thistles and planting flowers!. Abraham Lincoln was a brilliant man! Happy President’s Day! By Ellen Williams Erin Dymowski

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Virus Part I: Zombieland

Run, do not walk, away from my family if you see one of us coming. We are facing down some evil viral menace here. Save yourselves and pray for our sweet deliverance from the grips of this Virus From Hell.
Erin

Facebook warning from Erin posted from the midst of her very own version of “Contagion.” She had not one, but TWO, kids throw up at two separate sleepovers on the same night. She’s not holding her breath for thank you notes. And it only went downhill from there. They all succumbed, all SEVEN of them.  […]

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Virus Part II: Notify the CDC

Did you bring a gun?
Steve

Steve’s reply after I crawled up the steps to see if he needed anything. To set the scene, an hour ago, he had dropped Ace off at his soccer game with the instructions, “You are going to have to find your own ride home because the plague is upon me, starting now.”  -Erin Missed Virus […]

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Put One Foot in Front of the Other

“If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Ellen Williams Erin Dymowski

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Hazy Shade of Winter

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Albert Camus

This quote made my day when my friend Becky shared it with me. Enjoy! Erin By Ellen Williams Erin Dymowski

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