The Big DumpTruck

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Month: June, 2008

I Want A Mom Badge

I suppose someone has already come up with the idea of mom badges. They would work like girl scout badges – if you do something worthy, you get a badge to wear on your mom-sash. Or perhaps your mom-vest if you’ve earned a lot of them. I get to wear the “Dying in the Heat […]

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Things that I’m glad about

On a day like this, I’m very very happy I’m not made out of chocolate. Because I’d melt? No, just because I hate to be covered with ants.

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Song Stuck in My Head

And it’s a freebie! I have this week’s main “free song of the week” over at iTunes stuck in my head. Pretty unusual for me, from the freebies (although there have been some awesome songs provided for free, including Sarah Bareilles). The song is called “Let’s Dance to Joy Division” by The Wombats. I cannot […]

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Brilliant writing example

This is a hilarious article that takes Hillary’s past approach to the primaries and applies it to basketball. http://blogs.tnr.com/tnr/blogs/the_plank/archive/2008/06/03/a-sports-parable.aspx Enjoy.

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Manny and Papi

Just in time for Big Papi to go on the DL for a month or two, Junior decided to name the little boys Manny and Papi. Or Manny and David, which sounds funnier to me. To keep the “Z” thing going (Izzy, Suzy) I may call the little guys by their last names. I think […]

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Feels Like Summer, Finally

Sheesh!

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The two boys

The two boys, originally uploaded by Big DumpTruck. The names of these two have not be finalized yet. We have tried a couple of names out on them, and one kind of stuck, but that left the other nameless. The larger of the two (the one on the left) was referred to as “Big Papi” […]

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