Today’s agenda: diva edition

The first half of this day promises to be lazy…at least for the kids. It’s their first day of summer vacation so I’m going to ask nothing of them except basic hygiene. Later, though, we head to Fiona’s big singing performance! She was in an after-school chorus this year, and the director, Ian Jones, thought…

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My continuing war on mosquitos


I purchased the Stinger Indoor Insect Trap on for $24.99 (free two-day shipping with the totally worth-it Amazon Prime) and set it up five days ago. The instructions said to put it in a dark place, about three to six feet off the ground. Since our front hallway is hidden from windows and seems…

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