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all this talk about hair...........

I posted about Hair in response to Marilyn Armstrong’s post  https://teepee12.com/2016/08/11/the-surface-report-today-we-are-shallow/

Then Karuna posted in response to mine


Lots of comments back and forth (I don’t know how to share those) but here’s my latest response in response to Marilyn’s comment: 115 more words


The 35th Birthday

Today would have been Andrew’s birthday. I “celebrated” by going to work & having dinner with a friend. There were no balloons, no gifts, no cake. 1,125 more words

Graphic Design Was Not My #LifeGoal

At seventeen, the future terrified me.

Artsy, sheltered, rural Mid-American me was not ambitious. I didn’t have Big Plans for my life. I knew I was going to college because that’s just what you  819 more words

Graphic Design

Quote of the day, Aug. 25

Katharine Graham, from Personal History

“What the president never accepted, or even clearly understood—as most people don’t understand—is the autonomy editors have, and must have, to produce a good newspaper. 9 more words

6 Things I've Learned in the 6 Weeks (!) Since My Last Blog Post

This summer has been….well, not what I expected it to be, honestly! Not at all.

I knew going in that it would be a busy and probably somewhat challenging period of time, what with… 1,754 more words


Week 133 - Mom, mom, mom!

Last September I vented that my kids were calling me dad all the time. What a difference a few months makes!

Now I almost always hear, “Mom, mom, mom!” when they’re trying to get my attention whether we’re at home or out and about. 121 more words



I dream of the line
that reaches down my spine,
that supports my history.

I yearn to carry that certainty
on my life’s journey to freedom. 32 more words