Tag Archives: Pull Up Monday

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 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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Pull Up a Horse!

One of my favorite things to do in life is ride horses. When I was in Jr. High and High School, one of the best places my BFF and I could talk without interruption was when we were on the … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Tailgate (yes, again)

It’s FOOTBALL SEASON again!!! And while I know that none of us are Green Bay fans (I don’t think, anyway), I just couldn’t resist using this picture, because these guys just made me smile. Look at how much fun they’re … Continue reading

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Pull Up A Seat

Yep, it’s that time again… School is starting!! I remember as a kid, I was excited about it at the same time I dreaded it. I loved going back and seeing friends, breaking out new supplies, meeting a new teacher … Continue reading

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Pull Up An Inner Tube

It’s been so hot around here I thought it might be fun to go floating down the Apple River. Click on the photo. It’s the only place we’ve ever gone down a river and we used to have a really … Continue reading

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Pull Up an Episode

Because Saturday was (well, would have been) Lucy’s 100th Birthday, I figured I’d make today’s Pull Up a tribute to her. I wasn’t a big fan of hers outside of “I Love Lucy”, but that show continues to crack me … Continue reading

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Pull Up a… Berth

I’ve always wanted to go on a train trip out West. Maybe take the Alaskan Railway up to wherever it goes. I’ve heard it’s a cool trip. There’s one that runs through the Canadian Rockies, as well. Sigh. Maybe someday. … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Pew

Yeah, I know, it’s an unusual place to gather and chat. But Josh’s Vacation Bible School (Pandamania) started tonight, and I spent a while hanging out with some of the moms there and admiring the awesome decorating that went into … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Camp Chair

This weekend, we went on our first weekend campout with our Cub Scout Pack. Since Josh is just finishing his first year, he is now a Wolf. And Wolves can attend short overnight Summer Campouts. WooHoo!! The boys sleep in … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Blanket

Today is Independence Day! And here in our little town of Independence, we do it up big, because, well, it’s Independence Day. As you read this and leave your comments, I won’t be here. I’ll be either in the Parade … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Bale…

I figured, since I was having such trouble with my lawn mower, I’d have you all over to hang out in the barn with me while I worked on it. But then I looked around my barn and decided it … Continue reading

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Pull up a Mortarboard

I think with all this graduation stuff, Pull up a Mortarboard is a good one for the Pull Up Monday. Do you have as many as we seem to have this year? Parties, babies, vacations, Father’s Day man……..June is so busy. So … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Pile…

We’re home from our two vacations – one to Wilderness Resort, in WI Dells, and the other in the Great Northwoods of Wisconsin. And of course, when one returns home from vacation, what’s the first thing you have to do? … Continue reading

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Pull up a cabin

Happy Monday. Since Laura is away at a cabin IN REMOTE CHEESEHEAD LAND fishing for for the week, I thought, if only in our minds, we could join her. Click on the picture to see a dream cabin vacation. What did you … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Blanket

This picture was taken last year at the lake we vacation at, with my parents. Those are my parents, actually. That would be Dad, laying down, and Mom, staring off toward the lake. I love this vacation – we go … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Party

. . . . . Joy and I each had “product parties” this weekend. Like the Tupperware Parties of old, these are full of ladies who enjoy an afternoon of sitting around talking with their friends, eating lots of food … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Fish!

It’s almost that time again! And it’s already that time for some of us. So pull out your poles, get that boat out of dry-dock, and dig up some worms. It’s time for some fishin! Tell us what you’ve been … Continue reading

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Pull up a Beer!

Today, we’re hanging out in a real English Pub… this one is called “Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem“, and it’s located in Nottingham, England. And we’re hanging out there, not because I like beer (I don’t), but because I really, … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Sail!

It’s been so bloomin’ windy here in the Midwest that I figured we might as well make use of it. So I chartered a sailboat for our Monday Chat. (of course, this one is moored in St. Maartin… bonus!!) So, … Continue reading

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Pull Up a Sofa Cushion

After a holiday weekend, it’s always nice to just pull up a comfy couch cushion and relax. Mostly because you’ve eaten so bloomin’ much, that’s about all you CAN do. So I’ve provided the couch. And doesn’t it look like … Continue reading

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