Overheard in the Wolfe House #308

October 1, 2016

Peggy: So how was it, being in the Aubrey Peanut Fest parade? Sam: It was good. Really good. Almost as good as Fourth of July.

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Random Thoughts on the third Tours des Fleurs

September 17, 2016

You really can forget your race bib on the top of your dresser. No one thinks you need to be stopped from running 20 kilometers around White Rock Lake at 7 a.m. on a Saturday. Trimming your toenails before a race is not optional, no matter how recently you last did it. I don’t know about […]

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Making of a recipe (Raspberry Scones)

September 16, 2016

When I stop to think how far Sam has come, not just since he was a child, but even his first few semesters of college, I am awed. During these past 10 years of adult life, he’s met tough challenges head on and showed that he can think on his feet. He does so well that I sometimes […]

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #307

September 8, 2016

Peggy (sweeping up remnants of a chewed-up stick): Once again, cleaning up after you, Fang. Sam (thinking of kitchen spills): He’s always cleaning up after us.  

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #306

August 31, 2016

Peggy: I’m making orange chicken for dinner. Sam: Oh, yeah. (smiling) Your orange chicken is better than Mr. Chopsticks. Peggy: That is such a nice thing to say. Thank you, Sam.

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #305

July 30, 2016

Peggy (trying to think positive as Fang picks up a pair of “lost” underwear at the park): My puppy picks up litter. Sam: Way to go, Fang! You keep Denton beautiful.

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #304

June 12, 2016

Sam: Uh-oh. Peggy (looking around for the trouble): Uh-oh, what? Sam: Paige is making key lime pie.

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #303

June 9, 2016

Peggy: So how was horseback riding today? Were you back on Revenue? Sam: Yep, back on Revenue. Peggy: How was he? Sam: Revenue is back to his usual misdemeanors.

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #302

June 6, 2016

Peggy: How was it this afternoon with the puppy?   Sam (silently shaking his head): . . . . Peggy: Oh no. Did he have a bad day? Sam (still shaking his head): Oh, there are good things about him.

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Beef stew

June 3, 2016

There is an empty bottle of soy sauce, encased in a koozy, standing on the half wall between my cubicle and that of my longtime co-worker, Bj Lewis. Bj used to eat a lot of mandarin oranges. When he calls in his hamburger order for carry-out, he always has them put Swiss cheese on it. […]

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