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Why so tense Mom?

I sometimes have moments when everything becomes clear. I understand why my hair is going grey, why I suffer from tension headaches, and why there always needs to be beer in the fridge. This afternoon, I had one of those … Continue reading

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Who was that masked man?

Whew! Is he gone? I didn’t want to say anything bad about 2008 while he was still in the room, but like, WOAH! Where did that year COME from? AND a leap year to boot so we got to enjoy his company … Continue reading

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Dear? Didn’t you hear me? Honey? I’m talking to you.

I just have share with the world the Griffin-speak from last week…even though a lot of you reading this will have actually been there, I think there should be a record for the sake of his future relationships. First, a little context. … Continue reading

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Pass it on–10 Positive Things About This Week

Well my friends, it’s been a week.  So, rather than curl up in my bed, I am taking a cue from Mahoney Musings and accentuating the positive: My Top 10 Positives about this week: A learning disabled daughter that received … Continue reading

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Garden Mums

Drove by a sign that read: Garden mums now in stock The 10-year-old son asks me, Mom, what’s a ‘mum’? It’s short for chrysanthemum. It’s a flower. The word sometimes gets shortened to ‘mum’. Ooohhhh. (pause) I thought it was like a … Continue reading

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What’s that word I’m looking for? Oh yeah…

As I’m getting ready for work today, Griffin stops by, apparently to appraise how well I’ve put myself together. This is his take: Mom, your hair looks…(pause while he appears to search for the right word)…weird. Excellent, because that’s the look … Continue reading

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Let there be light

So, Griffin has a new phase. I’m calling it the “Let there be light” phase. He walks around the entire 2200 sq. foot house and turns on EVERY SINGLE LIGHT. Kitchen, dining room, living room, bedrooms, bathrooms, hallways, porch, office, laundry … Continue reading

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Disneyland!

So, I’m writing a quick post in the Business Centre of the Crowne Plaza, Anaheim Resort. Very nice hotel btw, I did good. Day 1, July 24: Getting here.  Had to get up a 4am in the frickin’ morning to … Continue reading

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Warning: Bureaucracy ahead

Be duly warned: bureaucracies may be hazardous to your health. Our family has been plunged with very little warning into the icy waters of a serious health issue. Along with the illness comes the aftershock of being injected into what I would … Continue reading

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Any Day Love

This has been a week where I sort laundry into random piles. A week where I put things down and cannot remember 30 seconds later where I put that thing that…what was I looking for? A week where frustrated children … Continue reading

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