Tag Archives: Simon

Happy Friday Everyone?

I did not have a good day. I had NOT a good time in traffic, NOT a good time at work, NOT a good time in the stirrups. This day got my blood pressure up to 130/80 and gave me … Continue reading

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Sunday Evening News

Where to begin… At the beginning? Who can determine a beginning? Everything always leads back to something else. Sassy’s four friends were here for what must have been weeks, but it probably only seems that way because the sun’s up … Continue reading

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SoCS — Rings

When it came time to get married, I didn’t wanna wear a ring. Like, I know it’s a thing people do, but I’ve never been a fan of rings. I’m not really a jewelry person. I’d met some people who … Continue reading

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Nonsense

My mother had this way of speaking with me at home: “Guess what I drew today?” “I don’t know, what did you drawded?” If that hurts your ears, stop here. We went heels after our toes and we minded our … Continue reading

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Enrichment Excursion

We’re not cookin out today. There’s talk of chicken. Although Moo’s hung up on eating at the place of the best homophobic chicken sammiches, I’m leanin toward fried, or maybe tinga (thanks, Sherry.) I’m makin a simple strawberry dessert. Do … Continue reading

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You’re Safe with a Man in the House

Like a lot of kids, if I woke up scared, I’d head to my parents’ bedroom. Like a lot of parents, they grew annoyed, and began to forbid it. I have memories of them carefully lifting their feet over me, … Continue reading

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Happiness Recovery

As few of you know The Boy, Bubba, our son, has been in town for a little over a week. We also had our nephew for most of that time. Then, because we had Bubba and Simon, we also had some other … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Joy Makes Us Wait

A lot of people were overwrought with holiday schedules and festivities two weeks ago, but ours was just now. We’re a busy, sometimes over-scheduled clan. We only just recently had the big family dinner and gift exchange. In a way, … Continue reading

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“Joey, why did they put the baby Jesus on the cross?”

In case you thought I’d ever run out of stories about how religious education is a tough grasp for children, I won’t. As I’ve said before, I took care of my nephew Simon when he was a smaller person. As … Continue reading

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Magical Day

I knew Drew was comin for a visit yesterday so I knew it would be a good day, but I had no idea it turn into a magical day. We spent the day on the porch with our swate tay, catchin … Continue reading

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