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NaBloPoMo: CandyLand or Chutes and Ladders?

May 16, 2012

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candyland

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Todays topic is: Pick your poison: Candy Land or Chutes-and-Ladders and why? I have said it twice now. I do not like board games. I think they are a waste of several hours of one’s life and if you […]

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Wendy’s Cool? Not!

May 12, 2012

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In an effort to avoid not being beat down by the King and a Clown everybody’s favorite red headed step child, Wendy’s, is trying to re-invent itself. Starting late last year the burger chain came out with a line of new burgers that look an awful lot like the ones you might see at a […]

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NaBloPoMo: What do you do to celebrate a win?

May 9, 2012

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I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: What do you do to celebrate a win? For the past seven years or so we have played Forto’s Fantasy Football. In early August we gear up for the draft and peruse over a multitude of stats […]

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NaBloPoMo: How did you feel as a child when you lost a game?

May 8, 2012

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family dinner

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: How did you feel as a child when you lost a game? As I mentioned in an earlier post, in the Forto/Gibson household there were no points for second place. It was sudden death overtime every day […]

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NaBloPoMo: What sports did you play as a child?

May 7, 2012

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football

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is what sports did you play as a child? Truth be told I could play a mean game of jacks when I was a kid. I had my fair share of victories on the hopscotch court and […]

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Revenge of the Sixth

May 6, 2012

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revenge of the sixth
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May the fourth be with you

May 4, 2012

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NaBloPoMo: Talk about a toy you broke as a child

May 3, 2012

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Goldfish

I am particpating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: Talk about a toy you broke as a child. When I was a kid I rarely broke my toys. I don’t know if I was a bit OCD or maybe a little bit anal but I treasured […]

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Houston High School softball opening night

May 2, 2012

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Nicole #20

It was a blustery, but absolutely beautiful May Day. It was the start of the softball season for my daughter, Nicole. Nicole is a freshman at Houston High School in Alaska. A small school of just about 400 kids and home of the Hawks. A big change from where she was just last semester in Littleton, […]

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NaBloPoMo: Strong memory about recess

May 2, 2012

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I am particpating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: Write a strong memory about recess. It was kindergarten at Highlawn Elementary School in Huntington, West Virginia and a beautiful spring day. School was nearing the end of the year and I have been flirting this […]

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