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Still the same**

So D was super worried that when I moved to the suburbs we would never hang in the city again, but he was wrong, just like i told him. 22 more words


It has been a very good weekend. In fact, this living together thing is going way more smoothly than I imagined it would.

The kids keep referring to us as a “normal” family. 52 more words

Being Mommy

The only daughter (book review)

The Only Daughter by Jessica Anderson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Four years ago I read an Australian novel about families of Greek immigrants in Melbourne, … 378 more words


riverside, anywhere

there lies
my lifeline.

big lawns.
dog parties.

and safety gear.
leashes on kids.

white decks.
black roads.
in oven mitts. 16 more words


Put him down!

“Oh, look at that toad frog!” “Them toad frogs love to sit underneath that light and eat them bugs!”

I heard this repeatedly growing up. Now that I know better, it bugs the hell out of me to hear them called that.

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Dori Owen, reviewer

Little did Mary Ann know, as she scrambled in the gravel of a suburban road after a badly timed fender bender, that she would be rescued by two black dudes who would forever change the course of her disenchanted suburban life. 208 more words