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Birthday Boys

Birthday Boys

It’s been 12 years, to the day today that the boys up there were born.

People who have twins get all kinds of lines from the other parents and non-parents out there.   626 more words

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Birthdays and Band Practice

Birthdays and Band Practice

It could easily have been a stressful and exhausting weekend.

My sons turn twelve this week, twin boys with dissimilar tastes and lots of bright ideas for birthday presents and no real clue how much the things might cost. 616 more words

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The Bunny's Story

The Bunny’s Story

Four.

There are four of them . . . at once . . . in two different states.

Sure, I’m a supernatural figure with the ability to contort the space-time continuum in order to hit every single kid’s house in one night but you have to understand something. 977 more words

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A Thorny Situation

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A Thorny Situation

It started harmlessly enough.

Our backyard is a mess.  The combination of a California drought, a broken sprinkler head, and dead pine needles killing every bush in the very back of our yard, we needed to start the cleanup. 643 more words

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Dream a Little Dream

Dream a Little Dream

When I tuck my twin boys to bed each night we put dreamcatchers in place and ask not to have bad dreams to the universe or God or whomever you yourself think should hear your pleas. 396 more words

A Lucky Shamrock

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A Lucky Shamrock

Being a storyteller occasionally I use this space to tell stories.

This one is about a Shamrock.

Years ago, in the days before anyone knew who the Taliban were, Osama Bin Laden was not a household is when this takes place.   533 more words

I'm Not Letting Go

I’m Not Letting Go

Kids are creatures of habit.  You may not think that is the case, particularly when you are trying to bring them down off the hyperactive wave of a sugar high. 550 more words

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