It is hard waiting for them to get here because waiting is never easy. And this bout of waiting is the longest 10 months of your life, even though everyone claims it's only nine. Once you've been there and done the math, you know the truth and the truth is often hard.
It was an unassuming Sunday afternoon. I had to venture to the store for a few items. It was a leisurely excursion. Unlike most days, I wasn't in a hurry and indulged in the luxury of lollygagging my way through the aisles. Picture a normal, average shopper in the camping department examining flashlights. Commonplace, ordinary and routine. That's me.
Slices of Life By Jill Pertler ********* The Table has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. When I was a child, it was my fortress; I crawled under it, learning every crack and crevice from the underside. It seemed massive from my little girl perspective. Larger than life. The Table held a revered position in the household. It was old, older than all of us put together — and that even included my dad. It was old, but it was perfect. From the intricately-carved claw feet to the highly-polished, pristine ebony top with grooved edge.
Besides, the little black beauty sitting in a cage crying switched her sounds over to purring the second we picked her up. In that regard, I suppose she chose us as much as we chose her — even though we didn’t really choose her because we didn’t have a choice.
Whether it’s a TV star or regular Joe, I’m not typically good at knowing the exact identity of someone I recognize. Especially in unexpected situations.
It was a normal unassuming typical Tuesday, the day the peanut butter went missing. I couldn’t believe it myself. Although looking back, it shouldn’t have been too big a surprise...
The team will travel to Cambridge Isanti High School and compete Saturday, Feb. 6, against the top three schools from region 7AA. Cloquet is scheduled to perform at 12:30 p.m. “The shows are open to the public,” said Stein. “It would be great to have lots of Cloquet fans to attend and support our team.”
In addition to their extremely honed balance, super-kinetic jumping skills and other worldly hunting abilities (among countless additional attributes) my cats are telepathic.
Last week I touched on a few etiquette blunders common to Facebook. As I wrote, the list of questionable situations continued to grow. There are multiple ways to faux pas...
The kids living with me (my offspring) were apparently born with normal ears, because they couldn’t recognize a running toilet if they were seated atop it.