Monthly Archives: April 2012

Saying Yes

Hello Asperger’s, Thank you for allowing me to walk with a girl who is so sweet, she absolutely cannot see bad in anyone. Even people who have been mean to her. Thank you for allowing me to bear witness to … Continue reading

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Open

So much has been going on. So much has not been going on. I’m in limbo. Last week Riley went to shadow for a day at a local special needs school. She was so excited. She had no qualms about … Continue reading

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How to Afford Camp

Upon learning my kids are going to day camp for four weeks this summer, a neighborhood mother who is an acquaintance said, “Must be nice. We can’t afford camp.”  Now, I’m just going to let the fact that her kids go … Continue reading

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There seems to be a pattern

    Chihuahua. The perfect hot water bottle. Tweet This Post

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Blood Urea Nitrogen

8 hot dog buns in a pack. 30 people coming to the party. Normal BUN range is 8-30. BUN monitors a patient’s kidney function. That kind of thing. Thank you Mark Klimek. Tweet This Post

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Ever have one of those really good days?

Today is a great day. Why is that? I don’t know really. It started with a major tickle fight between HT and I last night before bed. And that’s not code. We were really tickling. And only tickling. Wrestling. All … Continue reading

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Library Love

The library is one of my favorite places and always has been, as a child, and as an adult. No matter where I’ve lived. It’s been a place of respite. It was where I hung out in college, reading while … Continue reading

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Kristi

About 8PM last night I was inspired to go to the store to buy my kids a toy for their Easter Baskets. It was either Wal-Mart or Target, and I needed oil for the lawn mower as well, so I … Continue reading

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My Left Wrist

A little over a week ago I hurt my wrist. I’d been to an intense hot yoga class. I was keeping up, but barely. I had to stop a few times and put my hands on my hips, holding only … Continue reading

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Taboo Topics

*(image from Women on Writing). I’ve had the honor of being featured at Women on Writing today. I have not been writing about Daughter of the Drunk at the Bar much, because I’d been grappling with a lot of emotions around … Continue reading

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