Category Archives: Pull Up Monday

Pull Up a Treadmill

I know most of us, in one way or another, are either in shape and trying to stay that way, or are trying to get there. Personally, I’m trying to get into the same STATE as “not really roly-poly”, and … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Swing

I happened across something the other day that referred to the “slap of a screen door” and got a little nostalgic for the cabins that we stay in when we visit Wisconsin. They have those “slappy” doors, and it also … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Snowflake

The other day, I was feeling pretty grumpy because, for a snowbunny like me, this winter has really sucked rocks. I miss playing outside, sledding, cross-country skiing and all that good stuff. I miss the peace and quiet of a … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Hammock

We’re smack in the middle of the Winter Doldrums. Everyone I know is in the grip of some sort of yuck – colds, flu, and some Winter Blahs. So I figured we could all use a tropical break. Warm breezes, … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Scrubbie

Well, the “Big Game” is over (don’t want to step on any copyrighting toes, do we?), one QB is on his way to DisneyWorld and the other to the bargaining table; the cup has been awarded, the Gatorade dumped, and … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Toboggan

We haven’t gone sledding in a while, so grab your toboggans, your runner sleds, your saucers, sheets, snowboards and skis! We’re hitting the hill, people. Last one there gets stuffed in a snowbank! Tell us what you did this weekend… … Continue reading

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Pull Up Whatever…

Y’all are gonna have to find something to sit on, ’cause I’m stuck over here in the corner with my Dunce Cap on, for forgetting to write this week’s Pull Up. (Or LAST WEEK’S, if Joy decides to use this … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Ball

Inspired by Sue’s accomplishment this week, we’re going bowling . So grab your balls, your shoes, and your talc. Make sure you’ve got plenty of cash for the goodies that go along with bowling – beer, fries, and a couple … Continue reading

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Pull up a Seat…

…we’re going on a Road Trip!! (and NO, MSSC, you can’t drive!!) Some of the best conversations I’ve had, have been in a car on the way to wherever. So today, we’re going on a virtual road trip. I’ve got … Continue reading

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Pull Up a New Day

Happy New Year! Welcome to a new day. There’s a lot going on already, and the new year is only one day old. Tomorrow (Jan. 3) is the big Iowa Caucus, which means the official start of the Political Season. … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Cozy Spot

The stockings are empty, The wrappings are shredded, We’re tired and we’re beat, So a nap’s where we’re headed. Ahh, Christmas. What a lovely day. But if you’re like me, you had a LOT to do, and very little time … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Drink

Well. A week until Christmas. Are you exhausted yet? I am, and I’m nowhere near done. But our tree is up, the house is decorated, and I’m well into my present-purchasing. I figured today, we could use a break. So … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Pint

Today, we’re meeting at a seisun. That’s an Irish gathering of musicians – a session. They pop up often, I hear, at pubs in Ireland. I can tell you that my family is notorious for bluegrass seisuns at nearly every … Continue reading

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Pull Up Some Paper

We got all our shopping done last week, right? Good. Today, we’re wrapping. I love wrapping, believe it or not. I can spend a day wrapping presents, especially if I don’t have any other pressing issues. I stick in my … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Shopping Cart

Well. Now that we’ve had an entire four days to recover from the most delicious meal of the year… is everybody ready to SHOP??? Because as much as we swear that THIS year, we’re going to be simple, and we’re … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Chair

Let’s talk Turkey, shall we? Today, we’re pulling up a chair to the “Us Girls” Thanksgiving Table. And we want to know things… obviously, what are you thankful for? But we want to know the nitty gritty…. What is your … Continue reading

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Pull up some Christmas lights

Happy Monday again all. I’m doing the Monday Pull Up for Laura this week. She has a sick boy and between us, I think she’s just celebrating her Bears huge win today. We spent the weekend putting up our Christmas … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Seat

I’ve decided that when I win the Lottery and have more money than I know what to do with, I’m going to put a home theatre in the basement of my house. Yeah, it’s an unnecessary extravagance, but it’s also … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Chair

I used to work in a school, and remember that one of the places where you’d find some good conversation and (I’m told) good coffee is the Teacher’s Lounge. So I figured that today, we’d go on a field trip … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Window Seat

This one was inspired by Josh. I asked my family where people gather to chat, and he said, “On the bus!” So I figured that would be a good place to gather. Maybe we can Road Trip to DM’s Apple … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Swing

If you want to know the best places to hang out and talk, ask a kid. He’ll give you a dead-pan look and say, “C’mon, Mom. The playground at recess! Duh.” And you’ll have to agree, it was a pretty … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Glass

Ahh, Fall. You bring one of my favorite drinks, ever: Apple Cider. Yeah, I can have apple juice any old time. But there’s just something about cider. It’s a little tangier. A little… apple-ier. And it’s all Fall. So today, … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Club

The season’s almost over, so I figured, in Joy’s honor, we’d meet today on the Links. I’m not a big fan of golf, having been banned from the Fairways for my flippant attitude and having an unexplainable attack of Pun-itis … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Spot

Ohmygoodness, do I love Fall. And one of the things I love about fall is Hayrides. Even though i can’t remember the last time I went on one, and they don’t do REAL hayrides anymore – the ones pulled by … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Lego!

It’s no secret that we are a Lego Family. We have a crazy amount of Lego, and the population increases with every birthday and Christmas gift-giving event. But you know what I’ve discovered? EVERYONE likes Lego. Even those who *say* … Continue reading

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