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camping… in a TENT! July 27, 2008

Filed under: friends and fun.... — kgarrard @ 2:16 am

ok…. i will have to wait and post some pics for you to get the full measure of fun we had camping.

we have just returned from 3 days, 2 nights of TENT camping with 4 adults and 6 kids.  The youngest of the kiddies being 4 and 3!  (they did awesome by the way…… may have had the least complaints from them… aside from my 4 year old daughters RIDICULOUS drama queen moments!)

we hiked, ate, tried to sleep, played skip-bo, ate, went to the park, fished, ate, ate and ate!  🙂 

i’ll get some pictures up as soon as i get all of the laundry done from the trip…. hmmmm….

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kids say the darndest….. July 12, 2008

Filed under: my love... — kgarrard @ 4:07 am

well.  brent is in south africa.  not coming home until the 19th.

so, i have lots of time on my hands.  my days are pretty much the same with the kiddies, gym,  and such…. but my evenings are open to watch movies, do laundry, organize closets, wash dishes, etc….. BOY DO I MISS HIM!!  often don’t realize how much i take care of him until he is gone and my time is opened up….

the funniest thing about him being gone is how much it affects my sleep…. just can’t sleep quite as well without him here.  in fact, i make a ‘body’ out of pillows on his side of the bed so i can put my back to it while i sleep.  not only does it scare me each time i walk in the room b/c i forget that i have created ‘pillow man’ (thus causing me to think that someone is hiding under the covers to snatch me away…. dumb, i know), but this morning caleb said (while smirking i might add) , “mom, are you pretending that THAT is daddy?”  to which i replied sheepishly “well, yes, son, i am!”

oh goodness, kids say the……