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Elvis Costello (and Steely Dan)

Elvis Costello has worked his way into my musical loves over time. Snippets of catchy songs unlike the ones I was immersing myself in, came by way of movies and the musical collections of older relatives. 857 more words

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Obligatory Photos - A Photo Essay of Diabetes

As a parent there are certain obligatory photos one must take in life.  Naked baby in the bath.  Baby drinking a beer.  Baby with food all over his/her face.  1,054 more words

No Pump On #ToddlerProblems #PumpItUp

(I hashtag, because I’m young and hip and all that jazz.)

I had dinner this past week with 3 other T1D moms. One is the mother of a college-aged daughter, diagnosed at age 2. 1,246 more words

No More At-Home Birthday Parties

Recently, we celebrated AB3’s birthdays. We planned the party so it was 2 weeks after the baby’s birthday and two weeks before the twins and it was a huge success so I wanted to share our experience with it! 1,167 more words


There are times when my Critique Group writes “Milk It!” when commenting on some of my scenes. What they are saying is that they want MORE than I have written. 310 more words

Book, Writing

Teachers Should Get Play Time

Sheer joy filled my entire being as my body sailed effortlessly down the oversized slide.  My mind disconnected from the grades, bills, and relationships that had become more complex than Charlotte’s Web and just emptied.   651 more words


Fighting My Flab, Battle of the Bikinis

So I ordered Ministry of Sound, The Ultimate Workout Pump It Up: Burn It. Lose It. And I feel like I am dying. I’m so unbelievably unfit! 494 more words