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And there were pumpkins

“We still need to decorate for fall,” she said as I walked through the door and dropped my briefcase on the floor.

But you did it already. 342 more words


Mothers Be Good To Your Daughters

This is something I wrote a while ago, but felt like sharing.

I have been wanting to write this for a little while now, with the passing of my mother a little over three years ago, I have had quite a bit of time to inspect and think about our relationship. 1,317 more words


Scheduling dances, attitude, writing, creativity in parenting

This morning I wrote a post, only to have WordPress glitch and swallow it. So here I go again.

From Wikipedia:

A scherzo (plural scherzos or scherzi) is a piece of music, … frequently refers to a fast-moving humorous composition which may or may not be part of a larger work.[2]

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Where I Ramble About Mess and Order

I wrote my last blog entry from the couch of my friend’s apartment. I was babysitting their son while they went out for the evening. Well, it was more like house-sitting as their little one was already asleep when they left. 271 more words

Just a little jaunt

The thing about publishing is that there’s always this tug-of-war between the editor and marketing. Editors want quality content and believe that a good read will attract advertisers. 160 more words


Three Unhelpful Words

Believe me: I’ve counted them. A million times. Backwards, forwards, upside and out. I’ve written them down. I’ve told my friends. I’ve laid them at the altar, giving thanks and praise. 110 more words


Baby #2!!!

I just found out a week ago that I am pregnant for the second time. Tim and I are beyond ecstatic because we just started trying just over a month ago. 416 more words