Rhonda’s Blog

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Jul 21, 2008

Diaper changing should be an Olympic sport

At our house, the countdown to the Olympics provokes two distinctly different reactions. One of us sits poised, panting with excitement on the edge of her seat in anticipation of

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Jul 18, 2008

Results are in – weeding does cause legal blindness

Take, for instance, weeds. Yesterday I sent the middle two out to clean out the garden. After having weeded for me many times in the past, you’d think they would

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Jul 16, 2008

And the jury is…

Why, doggone it, can mothers never take a break from crisis praying, huh?? Always a fire to put out, or a fire that was just put out, or a fire

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Jul 15, 2008

The Schrocks have a strange notion about what is considered “good news” lately

X-ray called yesterday and said that Jordan has a Bennett fracture and needs to see an orthopedist. Hopefully this means a cast and no surgery. If you want to see

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Jul 14, 2008

They Don’t Need That Mirror Anyway

I know this to be true because the men of the family played out this very scenario before our eyes on the Fourth. Instead of 3 men and 7 boys,

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Jul 08, 2008

That’s my story and I’m sticking to it

In some venues, the telling of injustices done and atrocities committed is called reporting. Hearing a serious story being related by, say, Tom Brokaw, lends a certain gravitas and legitimacy

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Jun 30, 2008

“Is that Cindy Crawford on your driver’s license?”

This week it was my turn to pay some overdue attention to my own driving status. It was an alert customer service representative at a local store that pointed out

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Jun 23, 2008

Divorce Is Never An Option, But Murder May Be

You don’t have to be a rocket scientist or a pointy-headed professor to know that wherever human paths cross, there lies the potential for conflict. Nowhere is this truer than

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Jun 16, 2008

Can’t We All Just Knit For Once?

The addition of Baby Kyle brings the total number of Schrock grandchildren to 15. Of those 15, 11 of them are boys. Interestingly, 9 of the 11 grandsons carry the

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Jun 09, 2008

Love to Party, Don’t Like to Plan

Those I can handle. What I’m talking about are large events that involve uncertain crowd sizes, food by the pallet, and a thousand details. Being a worrier by nature, I

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