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About joey

Neurotic Bitch, Mother, Wife, Writer, Word Whore, Foodie and General Go-To-Girl

#ThursdayDoors — Rescue Doors

Not too long ago, sometime during the busy scurry time of December, the boy one graduated from graduate school. We drove the drive and sat in the arena and when the ceremony was over, I fled from the milling and … Continue reading

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I Tried to Sell Shakespeare

This morning, Moo told me she’s begun reading Romeo and Juliet. I asked her if she thinks she has a good grasp on it. She said she doesn’t care because she doesn’t like Shakespeare. I gasped. I tried to sell … Continue reading

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A Not Too Shabby Tuesday

As many of you know, Tuesday is my least favorite of all the days of the week. Jilly went and looked up superstitions about Tuesdays for me, and now I need to abandon my Tuesday navy clothes and leap into pink … Continue reading

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Questioning the Magic

Well I’ve just been sitting here staring at this white space waiting for inspiration, but I got nothin. Lemme stare s’more. Oh, okay, now I have dinner. Oof! Too hot. Hasta cool. Where is my husband? Is he in traffic? Did … Continue reading

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Epitome 2019

It’s Epiphany. For Christians of various sects, this means different things. For me, it means I take down my holiday decorations and sing to my husband, “Christmas is over, Christmas is over, it’sa gonna be gone soon…” to the tune … Continue reading

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SoCS – Sup

S’up is me. I was up before 9. My new phone has this LIVE feature that I don’t really understand the point of, but it freaks me out a bit because it shows a moment right before the shot, so … Continue reading

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I Blah Blah Blah to You

And jot! So I got a new phone. I get the new phone, Moo gets my old phone. The Mister got a new phone, Sassy got his old phone. It’s what we do. I think a lot of people do … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — It Is What It Is

When I don’t have time to pursue great doorness, I just keep an eye out for doors. And I jot. #ThursdayDoors is part of an inspired post series run by Norm Frampton. To see other doors of interest, or to … Continue reading

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Dammit, Linda!

Infernal influential woman. I’m all, I no can jot every day January. Will splode or melt or somethin. She all “Because lets face it, you’re bound to write something, somewhere every day, right?” Fuck all, she’s right. I do. I write most … Continue reading

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They Don’t Even Know

No one is teaching the children anything. Including me. Apparently. Things I knew by the time I was 15, 16 — well, it’s not fair to compare, because my own mother would tell you I raised myself. I didn’t really. … Continue reading

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