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Week’s End, A Recall

This week had everything. Mostly it had rain. Sunday had me lounged with curry and the final episode of The Americans.   Monday brought me a huge file and a great deal of typing. I drank vats of coffee and … Continue reading

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He Worked A Lot

I’ve written many times in allusion to The Baby Daze. Twas a chapter of my life when I had two kids, two babies, and a husband who worked 70-90 hours a week. It took a village then and I had … Continue reading

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Lights Out

You may remember that I’m a bit anti-lights unless they’re twinkly lights? Yeah. I am that parent who walks around the house hollerin about turnin all the lights off. That man I married has mocked me about it MANY TIMES … Continue reading

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Black & White

Black and white with tread not all over. Tread on the tires alone. We got new cars. Yes, plural. Two new cars. His black, mine white — so us. As I mentioned, after thirteen years, our old red van died. … Continue reading

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Feet Up Sundays

I am not as anxious as I was. Work means I have less time for anxiety. In quiet moments, I suspect being home enhanced my anxiety. My anxiety lessened at part-time job and I have even less at full-time job. … Continue reading

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It’s Friday, and Somehow, Mid-May

I’m down to 59 posts left to read. Course, you’ll all write more while I’m at work… It’s all good. I’ve got a moon pie for breakfast. A moon pie and half-caff — the breakfast of people who talk a … Continue reading

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Our New Neighbor

Like many people, we don’t know all our neighbors’ names. We know some. Tony moved in when Don and Deb moved out. I know Justin, cause he has a dog, and although I always wave to his dad and have … Continue reading

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You Do It

You do it, I don’t wanna. I’d love to say adulthood is filled with people doing the things they’re supposed to, because that IS rather the gist of adulting, but chances are you’ve recently had to step up and do … Continue reading

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SoCS — Why?

Why am I up so early? Am mom. Was up before the sun. Have already been out. Have coffee, will travel. It’s chilly and the wind is whippin! Why haven’t I been able to get in bed at a decent … Continue reading

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Twitterpated, Caffeinated, Animated

I’d love to One-Line, but I cannot. I’m all aflutter and so wish to dish with you today, but I cannot. Instead I must hurl random information into this box. Someone bought the abandoned house next door, and they’ve put … Continue reading

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