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Sunday, November 29, 2015

I see that now for what it's worth

So as some of y'all know, I am a regular contributor to my church blog.  A large-ish sort of publication that stands a 50/50 chance of me writing something I'm proud of or that could embarrass the you - know - what out of me once a week.  And really, …
Thursday, November 26, 2015

That's a really long time to sit on a turkey

Thanksgiving so far....

I took the boys to a little amusement park place yesterday with my friend Debi and her kids.  And the kids played and we moms sat there and talked for so long that I could feel myself getting tired and more tired.  And I yawned a lot an…
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The one in which I tell you how frustrated I am about lots of things

Last week Kid 3 got kicked in the head at football practice.  Without a helmet.  Then he got his head slammed in the car door by Kid 1 along with something else awful one brother or another did to his finger.  Which is exactly why sometimes I go in my room an…
Sunday, November 8, 2015

I think telling my boys about my growing up years has to come on an as needed basis

And it happened just like that.  

Kid 1 actually had a conversation with me... not once, but more than once which in mathematical terms equals an infinity of mom love for him this week and forever.  AND we went out to eat together, just Kid 1 and me, and talke…
Sunday, November 1, 2015

For Halloween I dressed as a lady high on paint fumes and exhausted from the trip there

For Halloween I dressed as a lady high on paint fumes and exhausted from the trip there.  Translated, that means I sat on the front porch in my pajamas and handed out candy.  And that was right where I wanted to be.  

We painted our den this week.  

And by we,.…