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The hard work of healing...

Well, I got through it. All I remember about the surgery itself is being wheeled into the OR being shifted onto the table and sitting cross-legged clutching a pillow hunched over so they could insert a spinal to deliver the anesthesia and pain killers. 959 more words

This hurts me more than it hurts you

Driving back to the farm a week or two ago, I passed a dead cat on the side of the road. It looked exactly like one of our little barn kitties. 652 more words



I strongly considered abandoning this blog because it seems a bit egocentric.  This was intended to be an outlet for me to get the complaining out without being a volcano of negativity around my family, but I have a hard time being that even in the anonymous world of blogging.   2,017 more words

Being a Mom

Being a mom is one of the best decisions I’ve ever been fortunate enough to make.

My husband and I toyed with the idea of being DINKs (Double Income, No Kids). 897 more words


Leap of Faith

February 29, 2016, Prescott- This is one of those days when a person, who is actually 40, can pretend to be 10.  Leap Day is a quirk of Earth time, but has become quite fun to observe.   311 more words




Originally published February 28, 2016

Hey…long time no see. Honestly, I haven’t been in much of a blogging mood the past few months. Being fired from a company you considered home where you worked with people you considered family takes it out of you. 1,711 more words

Kiss, Marry, Kill

Welcome to the Stranger Than Truth Club Minutes, featuring conversations between me and my closest group of friends – one, my IRL bestie, the rest… a little reality-impaired. 631 more words

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