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Skunkapalooza, He Said

Yesterday morning I made two trips to two schools. I didn’t smell anything but my delicious coffee and the girls’ freshly-groomed scents. Later though, I went downtown. I didn’t smell anything unusual until I got back in my car. I … Continue reading

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Another Sleepy Post

Y’all, I just do not sleep anymore. That’s my thing again. That’s what I told my family when they came out to find the light on in the middle of the night. “I just don’t sleep anymore.” “Hello, I just … Continue reading

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Asleep and Alert

Not too long ago, I had a nightmare about oversized Transformers taking over the world. Imagine the eyes on the cover of Gatsby, but as robotic eyes looming over the horizon. Gleaming silver feet the size of my house, about … Continue reading

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SoCS — In Which I Don’t Remember Which

Which, witch and what now? *looks at the prompt again* Wich. Well I didn’t even know that was a word. Thanks, Linda. I’ve learned three new words today, which makes me happy, although I am already happy because I am … Continue reading

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Drinks Coffee, Writes

Up at O Dark Thirty cause I got a kid who’s like I know I’m an honor student and the only freshman cellist in symphony, but I also want to be a swimming and diving champion, because exercise is good … Continue reading

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And on a Tuesday No Less

I’ve blogged many times about transition, as I feel I am almost always in transition of some sort. Transition versus what? Being in a rut? Ick. I believe it’s best to stop and breathe, care for ourselves, reflect — but … Continue reading

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Harrowing Narrowing Peril

A while back we went to the second of three reunions my husband’s family holds each year. Before we left, The Mister talked to me about directions and I was all, “Mmmhm, okay,” because I don’t know the ways. I … Continue reading

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You Waited: Weird Week’s Longest Post

My apologies, but this week’s funnies are completely ineligible for blogland. More than half of them were just plain mean. Oh, the gossip stories I could tell you over mojitos on the porch, but not here. *shakes head subtly* The … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude is Majestic As Fuck

I mean, every now and again, I like to play “Boom! I Got Your Boyfriend” and laugh like a maniacal┬áteenager, but that’s well below schadenfreude. Personal vindication is like creamy vanilla ice cream and schadenfreude is like hot fudge. Put … Continue reading

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Relaxing with the Extremist

All is everything lately. She wrote ‘all or nothing’ and my first thought was nothing. I certainly can’t give all. I need the weekend. I need the nothing. I do tend to extremes, and generally lean toward all. Balance is … Continue reading

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