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Pebbles Doesn’t Like Her Name and I NEEEEED Your Help!!

Pebbles isn’t happy with her name. Not her real name, which is…………   ……..not going to be revealed on my blog. There’s that pesky anonymity thing, you know. It’s the name I’ve given her on my blog that Pebbles wants … Continue reading

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The Very Best Reason

I owe everyone who follows my blog a huge apology. I’ve been MIA from the blogosphere lately. I’m pretty sure there isn’t anyone out there who absolutely lives for my blog posts. So at least I don’t have the guilt … Continue reading

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(fill in the blank) Night at McDonald’s

I was originally going to title this post Redneck Night at McDonald’s. But the all-knowing Oracle Google told me that redneck is a disparaging term, implying negative stereotypical traits such as ignorance and narrow-mindedness. It isn’t my intent to offend … Continue reading

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Baby Pebbles and Her Uncle Xander

I thought you might like a little “Awwwww….” in your day. ‘Cause that’s what I get whenever I look at these photos of baby Pebbles and her uncle Xander. It’s moments like these that have gotten us through the bad … Continue reading

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Wanna Play a Game?

When Pebbles asks that question it doesn’t mean we’re gonna have fun right away. First, we have to get through – and try to make sense and keep track of – all the rules she adds, makes up, and changes … Continue reading

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Please Be Careful What You Share

Some parents worry me. Really, really worry me. I’ve seen blogs and public Facebook and Instagram accounts that have allowed me, with minimal effort, to figure out where a person lives, how many kids they have and the gender and … Continue reading

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Christmas With Pebbles

Pebbles said, “Take a picture of me looking at the tree like this.” (Um, Underdaddy. Did you notice the BOO sticker still on the window from Halloween?) I may have mentioned a time or two that Pebbles is not a … Continue reading

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Has Your Kid Ever Fallen in an Open Grave?

I bet that title got your attention. Maybe gave you some unpleasant feelings, as well. Welcome to my reality. Underdaddy recently made a comment that got me thinking about how…um…how should I put this…uniquely different my children are. From the … Continue reading

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The Book of Life

Last night the Rock, Pebbles and I went to see the movie The Book of Life. Why, yes, The Book of Life did come out at Halloween. But we like to wait for movies to come to our local $2 … Continue reading

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Meet Magneto

If you’ve read my About my Blog page you know that for the purpose of the blog I call my oldest son Magneto. To find out why you can go read about that right now. It’s okay. I’ll wait till … Continue reading

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Playing Twenty Questions with Pebbles – an Exercise in Futility

When we play Twenty Questions with Pebbles the person who is It states the beginning letter of the object they’re thinking of. Our way of sneaking in homeschool under the guise of fun. Pebbles: Okay. I’m thinking of something that … Continue reading

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John Denver Was Wrong. So, So Wrong

Maybe, when John Denver first read the words to “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” he visualized an idyllic, simplistic and peaceful life on the farm, never realizing how very wrong he actually was. John probably didn’t intentionally mislead us. … Continue reading

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The Edmund Fitzgerald, Gordon Lightfoot and Bear Grylls

So Pebbles and The Rock were watching a YouTube music video today, Gordon Lightfoot’s 1970s hit “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” from his album Summertime Dream. Photo Credit It really is a hauntingly beautiful song that tells a sad … Continue reading

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Wondering . . . . . . . . .why my blog is named Pebbles on the Road? . . . .how I’m softening life’s jolts. . . one pebble at a time? . . . .why I started this … Continue reading

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