Category Archives: adventures in childrearing

No, not that harvest moon

It’s been a while, yeah? I’ve been writing just about every morning and plotting between times like a computer program running in the background occasionally doing scans. This last weekend I took the girls and myself to our annual camping … Continue reading

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Dinosaur City

I’ve lost a week of work to a sick house, but you won’t hear me complain. There were two days we were all together doing the most family of things–getting through and watching Mary Poppins. We weren’t always coherent, but … Continue reading

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Throw Me Thursday: The Succulence of Childhood

 Today I am honored to have a guest post. She’s a new voice in the blogging and literary world, but I have no doubt she will make big waves some day soon whether it be in writing, her unique artistic … Continue reading

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In deference to our mixed-up selves

The parade and party were the best they’ve ever been, the weather was as 4th of Julysy as it could be, and our blanket was still holding its place down by the lake, but the girls couldn’t tolerate the spectacular … Continue reading

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Throw me Thursday: Earth Day

It’s my baby’s third Earth Day Birthday and all I want to do is get to tomorrow so I can enjoy it. The girl came out slicked and squalling and ready to party. She’s been dancing since she could stand. … Continue reading

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Mama’s Little Monkey

My daughter Azalea will be three years old in less than twenty days. Her changes come with a snap of the fingers, just like that. Last year, almost certainly a month before her second birthday, her sweetest of sweet baby … Continue reading

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Off the cuff

I’m just going to let this fly because I’ve been feeling like the biggest writing boob ever.  No, wait, don’t feel bad for me, I do this to myself with the best intentions.  I want to write and then I … Continue reading

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