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Remember the Allomo

I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the quality essays in this book, a book that wasn’t around when I started this blog. These writers have become my imaginary best friends, my older sisters and mentors, individually and collectively soothing my frayed nerves– “It’s okay, we didn’t have kids, and we turned out alright.” 116 more words

Insomnia and Butter.


In the wee small hours of the morning I found myself watching a Jacques Pepin cooking show. He shared a memory of eating toast with homemade butter in his grandmother’s kitchen.  301 more words


Saying Goodbye to Gentle Strength 

by Sydney Sears

If you look up what the name Mildred means, it describes the name as meaning “gentle strength” and I don’t think anything could be more accurate. 578 more words

Super Aunt...

In my quest to bandage up my family and create positive memories no matter our past I’ve inherited the Full-Time Aunt position. I have a newly turned 4 year old and 5 year old who are both coming out of a divorce. 759 more words


Cousin Day

My cousin and I got to spend the day together before I leave next weekend. We did everything from watching a movie with her mom to decorating her work office to painting decorations for previously mentioned office to hanging out with her boyfriend and his best friend.


Sunday 7: The Perks of Being an Auntie

This morning the world welcomed little Ollie and now I’m an Auntie to 2 little lovelies. It’s one of the best things and even when Lexi arrived as a surprise I fell in love with her and now, even though Ollie was only born at 6.55 this morning I love him too. 174 more words


Visit With My Favorite Aunt

As long as I can remember having a favorite aunt, it was her. Mary. She has one of those combination names, Mary___, one that she decided made her sound like an eternal ten-year-old. 702 more words

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