Life of Pip


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Archive for July, 2008

My obsession with food started at an early age

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Posting from my diary (all grammatical/spelling errors left in). Sarah, age 11: Dear Diary, Today was pretty straight forward exapt for tonight at 5:00 sharp I’m going to a Mother Daughter Banquet. But my dad was 15 min. late bringing the car home. When we arrived there we sat at a table with Denise, Kim [...]

Sue by candlelight

Sunday, July 13th, 2008

Taken at the end of a very indulgent day. We started with massages. And then it was SUSHI! Followed by shopping. Alison met up with us and we headed to the movies to see “Sex in the City”. That done, we had to of course head for drinks. The boys met up with us; Alison [...]

If I told you to jump off a bridge…?

Saturday, July 12th, 2008

Dooce told me to Google “doormat”. And, as I always do, I did what I was told. One of the links near the top of the list had a very clever ambigrammic offering. Of course you would have to know who was coming to visit to be sure you had the mat in the relevant [...]

Even at a young age I was detail-oriented when it came to food

Monday, July 7th, 2008

From a newly re-discovered diary. Sarah, age 10: Dear Diary, I was at Heather’s House last night. We snuck (bought) candy from the store, Saturday & Today. We bought (Sat.) 5 rasberries (each) 1 coke bottle candy (each) 1 wiggly worm (each) & 5 sours (each). On Sunday we bought 10 rasberries (each) 2 coke [...]

Pretty much sums me up

Sunday, July 6th, 2008

Duncan bought me this t-shirt from I think it’s actually more Sue than me. But I’m on my way.

Nugget comes to visit

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Nugget came over for a play date with Kip. She was pretty excited – raced through her walk in case Nugget was early. When he arrived, they spent the first hour or so running around the house – dining room, living room, hall, kitchen – an endless circle. Nugget did most of the running – [...]

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