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Why I don’t like working with my kids. How is that for honest AKA the tale of an attic

I wrote this Saturday but didn’t have time to post it. Disclaimer: This is coming off a Spring Break where it snowed a foot the first day and Blake has had viral bronchitis for a week.  Meaning he has been out of commission for a week and very ill.  So, take this with a grain… Continue reading Why I don’t like working with my kids. How is that for honest AKA the tale of an attic

Anyone can Write · Tell Your Story · What's Cookin' Wednesday

What’s Cookin’ Wednesday: Jo’s Rolls

Disclaimer: I only knew Jo for three years, sadly.  I wish I had more to report on her but anyone who knows her knows she is just truly amazing and snarky and kind.  I will talk about her more someday in my “Other Mothers” series because there is a lot to say. And when someone… Continue reading What’s Cookin’ Wednesday: Jo’s Rolls

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Figuring me out again. (Apparently, it’s a lifelong process.)

Picture me 14 years ago.  Married to Blake for six months, going to college, dreaming of Europe and a Masters Degree (so I could be a librarian) and living in bliss. Blind bliss.  Blake says, “Do you think we should have a baby?” And I say “Huh?”  Wait, oh yeah, we got married because we… Continue reading Figuring me out again. (Apparently, it’s a lifelong process.)

Anyone can Write · Miscarriage and loss · Tell Your Story

Slow progress is still progress

I have a lot of writing ideas going through my head right now.  It’s a cold and sunny day and I went to the dentist and didn’t have any cavities.  Then, I got to talk to my dad on the phone.  He does not like talking on the phone really, but he calls me to check… Continue reading Slow progress is still progress