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New job, New Old Pants

I know, I know. It's been a long, long, long time since I've written anything. I'm sorry, ok? I've been a little busy. And it's not just the kids that are keeping me busy nowadays. I've decided to go back to work. To become a productive member of society again. , I actually did this… Continue reading New job, New Old Pants

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Living the American Dream

Yesterday, as I was putting on my shoes to go out and look for my wayward, forever-wandering basset hound, the thought came to me, "another day in paradise". That is when I realized that perhaps not everyone knows what paradise looks like. As one of the privileged few who get to live in paradise in… Continue reading Living the American Dream

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The Wisdom of a Mother

I went upstairs to get something out of the hallway bathroom the other day.  As I opened the closet in the bathroom, I noticed a box of band-aids sitting on a shelf.  They were plain, brown band-aids without any sort of ornamentation.  You know, the only kind that ever existed when we were kids? As… Continue reading The Wisdom of a Mother