Monthly Archives: November 2010

Kazoos for Kay

There was a room full of love and celebration, and also of deep sadness, but with constant reminders that a woman who was no longer with us lived a life of great joy, passion and accomplishment. Kay had a deep … Continue reading

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Suggestion Box

Here are things that people have suggested I give myself Martha Points for: 1. Getting up. 2. Getting dressed. 3. Being able to identify things in the kitchen that are edible. 4. Being able to identify the kitchen. 5. Knowing … Continue reading

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O Autumn

O Autumn, laden with fruit, and stained With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof; there thou mayest rest And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe, And all the daughters of the … Continue reading

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Tired.

I am tired. I have been tired for several days. With many things happening, responding to comments has been difficult. Please forgive me. If you read yesterday’s second post, you understand. If you left a comment, thank you. And every … Continue reading

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The Red Underwear

We move through our time on this earth doing a million and ten things, with a thousand and one goals, and tens of hundreds of to-do lists. But in our minds are bigger thoughts: I want to turn my kids … Continue reading

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I will hunt you down.

Later this week there will be post about Child A’s bedroom. But table that for now. The thing that’s relevant at the moment is that I had to go to JoAnne’s to buy some fabric. While waiting for my number … Continue reading

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THIS IS VERY WRONG!

Lately, WordPress has been deciding that some of my friends are lunchmeat. And by lunchmeat I mean spam. I don’t know what has made WP re-classify them as a processed meat product. I mean, I’m sure they’re delicious and all, … Continue reading

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Cogs

Other people have normal pets. Other people have dogs that wag tails, dig up yards and bark when strangers come to the door. Or they have cats that are aloof, hide from strangers, or leave clawmarks on the sofa. I’ve … Continue reading

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Mangst

Mangst = The Math of Angst This is to prepare you for when you have teenagers. Or if you know teenagers. Or if you ever plan on meeting any teenagers. Or if teenagers live in your zip code. This is … Continue reading

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STOP HELPING!

You don’t understand what I’ve been going through. I haven’t been sleeping. I now own thirteen Ronco Vegetable Poachers because I have formed an intimate and personal relationship with the Australian guy who sells them at three in the morning. I … Continue reading

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