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I’ve been really sick.  I contracted a respiratory virus, and then everything eventually got infected.  I have NEVER run fevers for as many nights as I did and they went well over 102, which is a real treat when you’re 40.   760 more words



I don’t care that the lattice top got messed up. I learned that I haven’t attempted to make a lattice top without my brother Jasper’s help in a very long time. 742 more words


Dunker? Dunkee?

It’s Halloween…. And have I got a spooky tale for you, you allotment of pretty pumpkins. You coven of hot hags. It’s a tale of witches. 1,046 more words


We Have Everything We Need

Like many parents I know, planning for the Christmas season is already high on the list of things to do (I know, I know, it’s not even Halloween!). 309 more words


Brown State

I get it. You have always dreamed of visiting the Golden State. You have always wanted to hike through the giant redwoods to see the Hollywood sign. 505 more words


Nora's Elsa Costume

My sweet daughter wanted to be Elsa for Halloween (and requested that I dress up as Anna). To avoid the Disney juggernaut, I decided to try my hand at making her costume, which I did following… 170 more words


Love's Gravity

Before earth uncovers sun,
I hear small feet and giggles,
the clutch of kids waking,
crowing for morning’s warmth.

Before day moves night aside,
I hear husband’s solid breathing, 53 more words