Month: December 2012

Christmas Card Outtakes

Not everyone has puppets of themselves. That hold hands. Or have a pink beard and no eyebrows. It's the small details. You see these puppets have been in our family Christmas card for the past two…


Handsome is an Uncle

It's hard work. But I think he's a great twin uncle for twin boys. - Tomato  


Dear Handsome

Merry Christmas, Thanks for laughing at the silly gifts I give you. Thanks for loving all the handmade gifts I give you. Thanks for celebrating Christmas on the seventeenth. Thanks for making…


Dear Nephews

Dear Nephews, It's your auntie Jen here. I want you to know a few things. First I'll read to you every day of your life if I could. I hope you find a love of reading like I have. In fact, when I…


Fat Fridays

The series “Fat Fridays” is based off of my new journey of couch to 5k for the Spring Girls on the Run on April 20, 2013. I am trying to raise 300 dollars for the local chapter of girls on the run,…


The Hobbit

Jen had a great gift for me this year for the holidays - she stole me away to Champaign, surprise me with a great dinner at the Big Grove Tavern, and then brought me to the movies to see The Hobbit:…


Fat Fridays - "That Person" Part One

The series “Fat Fridays” is based off of my new journey of couch to 5k for the Spring Girls on the Run on April 20, 2013. I am trying to raise 300 dollars for the local chapter of girls on the run,…


Fat Fridays - Couch to 5k - Scotch Tape and Feeling Fat

The series “Fat Fridays” is based off of my new journey of couch to 5k for the Spring Girls on the Run on April 20, 2013. I am trying to raise 300 dollars for the local chapter of girls on the run,…


Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

I grew up adamant that my family get a real tree and that we open Christmas gifts on Christmas. I'm a traditionalist what can I say. Really it's just that I like to take Christmas to the max. I'm…


Poet

I recently presented my poetry and it was a great experience. It's one of those lifting moments where I think I can do anything. Its one of those feelings I'd like to bottle up and keep. -Tomato the…


Christmas Party 1

It has barely been December and already I have been to a Christmas party. These two really know how to throw a party. Some might say that parties in the past have been real "barn burners." This…


Fat Fridays - Couch to 5k

The series “Fat Fridays” is based off of my new journey of couch to 5k for the Spring Girls on the Run on April 20, 2013. I am trying to raise 300 dollars for the local chapter of girls on the run,…


I Cut My Hair

Well I got a lot of it chopped off. -Chopped Tomato