Monthly Archives: May 2011

the daily commute – 05.31.11

This one’s for you mom! The lilacs are starting to hit their stride this week – everywhere you drive right now it is hard not to notice them! We don’t just have lilac bushes here, we have walls of lilac trees!  Today is my parent’s 31st wedding anniversary and I don’t know many people who &hellip Continue reading »

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choosing sides…

Last week I posted a daily commute photo of the cannon in our office parking lot here.  That night while we were unwinding at home I was bragging to Jamie that we have a cannon in our parking lot…what do you have?  (I didn’t expect him to respond it was more me being silly and &hellip Continue reading »

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the daily commute – 05.20.11

Foggy drive in again today…we’ve had mornings like this all week – the result of the cooler waters on little traverse fighting against the warmer spring weather that is finally arriving. red barn in the morning fog ***Side Note:  I realized this week that I pass 14 barns on my daily commute*** Bookmark on Delicious &hellip Continue reading »

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into the woods…..

The bathroom at the man cave was, how to best describe it…….  -gross -toxic -infested -dingy -scary -damp -terrifying  Feel free to pick an adjective from the above list or all of them. The mancave bathroom was a bathroom in the technical sense. There was indoor plumbing, a mirror, a place to hang your towel &hellip Continue reading »

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fun times in p-town!

In lieu of a daily commute post here are some snapshots from our evening in Petoskey last night. My mom and Porter met me after work and we decided to take advantage of two things: 1. It was warm and sunny in northern Michigan 2. It is pre-memorial day…which means NO tourists yet! So here &hellip Continue reading »

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the daily commute – 05.17.11

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the daily commute – 05.11.11

Do you think it’s going to rain today? Made it into work just before the downpour. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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the daily commute – 05.10.11

In changing my commute to pick up Porter from daycare I’ve noticed this barn along my new route. It is one of my favorite barns in all of northern Michigan. There is a row of windows on the south side of the barn which is uncommon and perhaps why I am so drawn to it. &hellip Continue reading »

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the daily commute – 05.05.11

Spring is here. The ice has thawed and the deep blue waters of Little Traverse Bay are open again. I saw two boats leaving the harbor this week, you would’ve thought I’d seen Santa Clause – after any Michigan winter you begining to wonder, will summer ever ever come again? Bookmark on Delicious Digg this &hellip Continue reading »

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the biter and the baller

Last night as I was trying to clean up dinner and simultaneously balance a toddler on my hip, said toddler BIT me! It went like this: me: Jamie did you remember to OOOOOOOOUUUUUUCCCHCHCHHHHH!!!!!! HE BIT ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Jamie: -blank look of shock- Me: -Immediately set the offender on the rug and walk into the sunroom to &hellip Continue reading »

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