Category Archives: Messin’ with my kids

Sunday Funnies: Top 10 (OK, 11) Tips on Surviving Your High School Reunion

. In 2018, Paul and I headed down the highway to attend my High School Reunion.  It was great to see old friends and catch up on what had been happening in our lives, but I’m sure that I was … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies: It’s What Dads Do (Pre-Father’s Day Post)

Several years ago, one of the kids’ dumber-than-dirt cats ran up the neighbor’s tree and wouldn’t come down. Meowed piteously for a couple of days.  The girls were almost in tears, thinking about their poor little kitty up in that tree.  Finally, they … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day (03/14) [w/Buttermilk Pie recipe included!]

Yes, I’m a geek – I bought this for Rachel several years ago. She’s a geek, too – she loved it…. (Okay, I bought myself one as well – couldn’t be letting her have all the fun!) . It wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Spring Break Adventures at the Koch House

Rebecca is home for Spring Break.  I am not there, because I am in North Carolina with my mom, who is in hospice.  Rebecca and Paul were supposed to come up here this weekend, but Dad requested that they not … Continue reading

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The Angel Tree (a heartwarming Koch family Christmas tale)

. . Every family has their own “family lore” – stories handed down from generation to generation.  These are generally told around the campfire, on the front porch, or around the dining room table.  The good ones are side-splittingly funny; the really … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Rachel!

. It was 33 years ago today that our lives changed in the space of an instant. One second we were a couple, and the next we were a family. It still never ceases to amaze me how seamlessly that … Continue reading

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Happy 27th Birthday, Sarah!

. Twenty-seven years ago today, a spirited whirlwind of a girl blew into our lives: ….and we have never been the same.  Where has all that time gone? God has a wicked sense of humor – ask any family that has … Continue reading

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year…..

. This came out in 1996 – the first time I saw it, I almost fell off of the couch, I was laughing so hard. All these years later, it still makes me giggle 😛 . .

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Sunday Funnies: Top 10 (OK, 11) Tips on Surviving Your High School Reunion

. Last year, Paul and I headed down the highway to attend my High School Reunion.  It was great to see old friends and catch up on what had been happening in our lives, but I’m sure that I was not the only one … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies: It’s What Dads Do (Pre-Father’s Day Post)

Several years ago, one of the kids’ dumber-than-dirt cats ran up the neighbor’s tree and wouldn’t come down. Meowed piteously for a couple of days.  The girls were almost in tears, thinking about their poor little kitty up in that tree.  Finally, they … Continue reading

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