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the government is shut down but all I can think about is fitting into my skinny jeans Part One

the government is shut down but all I can think about is fitting into my skinny jeans Part One

Part 1/2… The United States government has been shut down by a congress that can’t get over itself. The shutdown began on a dark and stormy night. (Not really, but I wrote it because so many good stories begin on a dark and stormy night, right? Maybe not so much). Continue reading

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when mommy shouldn’t laugh

when mommy shouldn’t laugh

Here comes the part where my parenting skills took a dive. I knew what was coming, and with a certain amount of disbelief (she’s only 8!) I was also a little amazed and amused because I know what we are in for with this child… I smirked. Not a full blown grin, but nonetheless, I smirked. I wasn’t exactly proud of her. But here’s more proof that she is, after all, my daughter. Continue reading

New Box of Crayons

New Box of Crayons

It’s fall and I’m ruminating over my favorite season, the possibility each fall brings, and the start of a new year. I know that technically, we celebrate the New Year on January 1. My personal internal clock shifts into new year mode every autumn. The thing that best represents all of this to me is a newly opened, yet unused box of crayons. Continue reading