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NaBloPoMo Day 10

Over at One Woman, Day 10’s post tries to put a face to rape statistics. Advertisements

November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

NaBloPoMo Day 8.5

So, the problem with trying to go to work like you’re a normal person when actually you’re a sick person, is that you become completely exhausted!! So last night, I … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

NaBloPoMo Day 7

I can’t believe I’ve actually made it to Day 7 and have had things to say! A dear friend of mine had a string of really thought-provoking Facebook posts, of … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Prayer Request

I have a very short post tonight. My son is having some very concerning health issues and was taken to the hospital today. He has been released, and initial test … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

My Peaceful Place…

Yesterday’s post about sharing a quiet cup of tea with a good friend put me in a reflective frame of mind.  My life has been quite hectic lately, full of … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

NaNoBloPo Day 3

My post for Day 3 of NaNoBlo, in which Aimee makes a hot cup of tea and reminisces about friendship that withstands the test of time, seemed more appropriate for … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

When Grown-ups Get Sick…

Yes, it’s cold and flu season once again.  So far I have been fairly lucky.  I have taught very young children for most of my career. By November, I have … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · 3 Comments

NaBloPoMo…what the hell?

Well, it’s November again.  Last year I valiantly attempted NaNoWriMo.  That’s “National Novel Writing Month” for those of you are not in the know.  I failed fairly spectacularly.  The goal is … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Last Sock

I just washed my last boy-sock. It’s quite a bittersweet moment.  My youngest son, Monkey Boy, just turned 18.  He’s heading off for college this weekend.  And he’s taking his … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 1 Comment


It’s funny the things we do as parents. I personally have a large box of various memorabilia spanning the lives of my two children.  Awards, report cards, preschool handprint art.  … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

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