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Forgive us our trespasses

Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who have trespassed against us. HT works a second job, part-time at a small compounding pharmacy. The owner of the pharmacy is generous enough to treat his employees to a nice dinner … Continue reading

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Pillow Talk

The other night, I turned out the light, then requested HT spoon closer. “How can I get closer?” he asked. “I want your molecules, all smashed up against mine,” I said. He snuggled in a bit more. After about ten seconds … Continue reading

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Friday Rampage of Appreciation

I’m feeling kinda in love with life today. It was the first day of the new homeschool co-op session. I am teaching a Lego class: It went well. We worked on two dimensional projects today. We’re going to slip in … Continue reading

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Fill in the ________.

One of the songs we are doing in Windsong this season is called Stand. One of the lyrics in Stand is… “It starts with a whisper, the smallest I am.” When we were working on this song in rehearsal my … Continue reading

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It had been a long week. Too many appointments. Not enough down time. HT had to work the weekend, and yesterday I woke, not quite wanting to climb back into my life. “When is your next day off?” I mumbled … Continue reading

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The only thing better than being a boy obsessed with Lego, and having a new Lego to put together… is when your sister, whom you adore, suddenly, inexplicably, begins sharing your interest with you. Here they are, beginning to work … Continue reading

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I needed to get out this morning…

xo xo (my car door handle) xo (note the cable cord down in our back yard) xo Love.

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Standing in Another Hollywood-istic Place

Just over two hours ago I woke my husband from a sound sleep and told him I couldn’t take it anymore. Riley had been sick all night, (tummy trouble associated with autism)and though he took the first shift, and was … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

HT didn’t have to work today and it afforded us a few moments in bed together before going downstairs to greet the kids who were already up. He wrapped his arm around me, and absentmindedly I stroked it. “Sorry I … Continue reading

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Unique business cards and other things….

Check out these unique business cards at WebDesignerWall.com. Very clever. I love clever. I love so many things. I love Seth in the next room singing Michael Jackson’s PYT. I love how I slept really late today. I’m not even … Continue reading

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Hot Toddy

He took the kids to The Great Lakes Science Center today so I could have a few hours home alone. I love him. A whole heck of a lot.

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Yippee for HT

Emotional roller coaster week for Riley. She’s still not quite back to her baseline. So much screaming. It feels like the family is holding on by a thread. Actually, Seth is seeming quite okay, but he’s gone a lot at school. He’s … Continue reading

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For those of you who think HT is soooo wonderful…

He’s recently kicked me, and punched me in the head. The other night, he got in late, and I was already blissfully asleep. I roused a little when I felt him get into bed, and began to scoot backward toward him … Continue reading

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Good Men (no fooling)

Forgot to post this. The night of the school dance, I got the kids in the car, then realized I forgot my camera. I went back inside to get it, and came out to find this little man, attempting to scrape my windows. … Continue reading

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The Fashion Police

So this is my new favorite t-shirt. I got it at Target. I thought the image was interesting, and it was on sale for just four bucks! Plus, it is the softest cotton I have ever felt. HT is a … Continue reading

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A Wicked Good Night

Why is this couple smiling? A) A cute little blond haired boy is taking their picture. B) They got to *sleep in* this morning while their kids brains slowly melted away in front of the television. C) They are on their … Continue reading

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Wrong Answer

As I bite into my burrito, I say, “Food is so good! I don’t care if I’m ten pounds heavier than I used to be! It’s so worth it.” HT says, “What I wouldn’t give to only be ten pounds … Continue reading

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Todd O’Neil, and His Partner Michelle O’Neil!

Today at Whole Foods, HT and I parked in the upstairs ramp. We took the stairs, rather than the elevator. It’s a big staircase which opens up into a giant produce department. “Can we pretend we’re on Dancing With the Stars?” I … Continue reading

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He Left Me High and Dry!

I’m driving. We pull into the Whole Foods parking lot, he’s going to run in quick for milk. “Is there anything else we need?” he asks. “Well. The kids want to make apple crisp. I’ll need some….let’s see. I’ll need brown … Continue reading

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Shower for One

I came around the corner of the kitchen and Todd was there.  Hugging him I said, “I’m going to go take a shower.” He kept the hug momentum going and we stood there a few seconds. “I’m sorry you’re such a sissy,” I … Continue reading

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