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Life's Almost Too Busy for a Blog

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So since I last wrote, I've been very busy.  Lame excuse, I know, but I shall write my life over the past two months in an (extremely) abstract poem below:
Teacher Training Workshops in Tulsa kept me movin' Stuck my nose to the wall for precise paintin'  Rejoiced over the little plus sign on the pee stick Mourned two days later over the loss of our "plus sign" Hurry up!  24 hours to Florida we'll be drivin' See friends in Florida - play miniature golf, stay up late talkin' Every now and then still mournin' To Guatemala we're a flyin' Day in, day out we're a trainin' To Nicaragua we're a bussin' Befriended a homeless little boy...moved me, a song I'm a writin' We're like pin balls - "ting, ting, ting" - all over Nicaragua Back to Florida we're a flyin' Close friends havin' babies! Back to Arkansas we're a drivin' (24 hours!) Back to the wall I'm a paintin' Suprise party we're a schemin…

Surprise 25th Wedding Anniversary!

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We threw a surprise 25th anniversary party for my parents last week...boy were they surprised!!!
Here's the invitation all the friends and family got in their inbox:
I was born 2 years and 2 days after they got married, so we conveniently used my birthday as the decoy. Tedd told them he was planning a "surprise birthday party" for me and asked if they could be responsible for getting me there.  Fun stuff, huh?!
So this is the invite that they got in their inbox:
We couldn't get them to walk in the door together (because my dad wanted to be in the "Surprise" crowd when I showed up), so these pictures only show my mom's priceless reaction when she finds out the party's not for me, but for her and my dad!  Meanwhile, all the people who would never have showed up to my birthday party were hiding in a classroom, since my dad showed up early, so once the initial surprise was figured out, then dozens of old friends started pouring in the back door to add to th…