Tag Archives: The Mister

Tales of Whoa

The other day, The Mister came into the living room, set his morning coffee down, and yanked out the cushions on his sofa. In a deep, gruff voice, I said, “I am man. I wake up and immediately destroy things!” … Continue reading

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The Woman On The Bed

What did I do on the first day of fall break? I got up at 5:30am and drove the kid to the thing. Then I hosted LindaGHill’s Saturday Stream of Consciousness. Then I picked the kid up and grabbed some … Continue reading

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Cool, Crisp, and Yellow, No Mellow

You know how sometimes you just really wanna write somethin funny, or happy, or at the very least post somethin positive on your blog and you sorta feel like not those ways? NOT TODAY! I woke up at 6:42, or … Continue reading

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Monday, Twenty-Five September

My dream weekend would have been spent in some cottage in northwest Europe. I’d wear sweaters and walk by the sea and write beautiful words and contemplate life while grazing on fruit and nuts… Yeah, so this weekend was not … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — Fiesta

Oh, I know, you think these are gonna be some fab photos of brightly-colored doors and happy Spanish-speaking people partying, but I need to quash that hope right now. No. There were gobs of happy Spanish-speaking people, and me trying … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday — Sunscreen

A tan fella pointed to The Mister’s legs and told me, “You need to take him outside.” I said, “Dude, no. We’re white people. We’re supposed to be this color.” One-Liner Wednesday is brought to you by LindaGHill

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Clean Your Room

After reading Erika’s post over at Dorky Mom Doodles, I almost commented in 700 words, but then I realized, I could reply in my very own blog and hold all my readers hostage instead. Four kids. Three of my kids … Continue reading

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Notes on Pleasantries

I gotta tell ya, I’ve been tired this week. I got about 15 hours of overnight sleep, and I had three naps, one so long and hard, I slobbered and snored. BUT! I must admit, it’s been a pleasant week. … Continue reading

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Meandering Monday

I can’t remember what the hell I was gonna write about today, but I had a thing. It’s hangin around my head, silently taunting me now. Likely not available to me because I failed to cultivate sleep last night. I … Continue reading

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Sugar Assault

“Ooh, In the name of love…”   We went to the frickin grocery store on Friday. We did. We took Sassy to the football game and then we went to the Fresh Thyme and they don’t carry vegetable oil, because … Continue reading

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