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Spreading our wings

Until this year, I had taken Kramstable in to school every day that I went to work. In his early days at school, I’d stay until the bell went and we’d read stories, look at work he’d been doing, and talk to his classmates, their parents and his teacher. 1,371 more words

Present

It's an Aluminium Anniversary

A couple weeks ago, my husband and I celebrated our 10th anniversary. Yep, the big 10 … ok, in the larger scheme of things 10 isn’t much, particularly compared to my parents’ 43 and they haven’t killed each other yet :p It’s true! 360 more words

Pondering

Now it's my girl heading out...

Couple of months ago I was anxious about my son departing for a semester abroad. He returned safe and sound a month ago and has been home for a few weeks. 1,106 more words

Running Commentary

Bikini Pics and Book Clubs

I have done a lot of shameless self promotion of my weight loss lately, and I am not ashamed at all of that.  I think that social media and the internet should be used to inspire those around us, and ourselves.   597 more words

Anxiety

Poem of the Week: No Love for the Arrogant

No Love for the Arrogant
May 19, 2017

I’ve no love for the arrogant, their heads swollen with pride,
Always looking down on others whose efforts they chide, 509 more words

Literature

He’s Graduating!

My oldest graduates high school next Wednesday. I’m a sad panda that he is growing up, but also proud that he has turned into such an amazing young man. 12 more words

Family

A Reflection Before Moving On

My husband and I brought a chapter of our lives to a close last weekend. Our youngest is now a college graduate. We have successfully raised three children into adulthood. 1,264 more words

Everyday Life