Category Archives: Family

Settling in and slowing down

I don’t like summer… *GASP!* But the sun! The water! The frozen drinks! Yup, you heard it right, I don’t like summer. It’s hot, it’s chaotic, it seems to be week after week of never-ending plans and oh my God, get … Continue reading

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Just like that

The moment you realize your marriage is over it’s like hitting a wall. A wall you’ve been running towards at full speed for months, for years. There’s something different about that moment. Not all the moments leading up to it. … Continue reading

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I tried to get out

I live across the street from my mother. On purpose. I never thought I would seriously say that. I always had this aversion to living in my home town. I wasn’t one of the “townies” who still knew everyone’s business**, … Continue reading

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Sh*t, dude

I guess that is all I can say. It’s been well over a year since I last posted, and literally there isn’t a day that goes by that I still don’t blog in my mind, thinking of what post I … Continue reading

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Pardon the hiatus, but I was thoroughly basking in thankfulness and filling my belly for six days straight. This year, more than any other, I really started to understand the meaning of Thanksgiving. It’s always been my second favorite holiday (because Christmas … Continue reading

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Something’s…… missing

What’s wrong with this picture? Nothing, you say? A precious memory snapshot of the first time my son met Santa? He’s even looking in the direction of the camera. What could be better? What you don’t see is that below … Continue reading

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The simplest things make the best places

I’m cheating a little today and using the prompt, too much going on at work and in my head to clearly think of a good topic for today. However, today’s prompt is extremely fitting. Since Sunday, I have wanted to … Continue reading

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