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1. Braidgirl is 17 and has her drivers license. She's a junior in high school. She wants to go to an Ivy League college (Harvard is her top choice) so we've been visiting schools. Next month we're going to visit Yale, Harvard (again this will be tour #2 there), and Boston University (making her apply to a non-Ivy)

II. Wafflegirl turns 14 this week and is in 8th grade - she's looking forward to being done with middle school and going to high school. for all the trouble she had learning to read, she's kicking ass and taking names in school. :) She's in the G&T program and getting all A's. Next year she'll be attending the same high school as braidgirl. Both kids at the same school - this hasn't happened since braidgirl was in 5th grade.

C. Our previous dog, Buddy, passed away October 2015. We adopted him as a senior in Sept 2010. In October 2016 we adopted Harold (another senior) and he's 11. He's a basset-beagle mix.

Four. DH and I are still together :)

Cinco. Cars are frigging expensive. The plan WAS to have braidgirl get my old car when she turned 17, but last spring break we were rear-ended and that car was totaled. Although I love the new car I got, now we have to get something for her to drive. She'll need her own car next year because she's in a program that has internships, plus it will make my life a lot easier if she can drive herself to work this summer and I'm not stuck carless all day.

Six. Six wonderful items ha-ha-ha. Still living in the same house in suburbia. Property taxes are 500+ a month, but not bad for NJ and my kids are getting a great education so it's worth it.
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