Five Things

November 1, 2014

Hey, it’s November 1! Even though we gain an hour tonight there’s a very good chance I’m going to pass out from wine consumption soon and miss the extra hour, so I’m taking the next 10 minutes to tell you five random things about me. Because Jana told me to. And it’s the beginning of […]

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All Done

November 30, 2013

I DID IT! I did it! With this post I have posted every day for 30 days straight! I KICKED NABLOPOMO ASS (and all I got was 30 blog posts). I tried this last year and I made it about 15 days before I just gave up. There were a few times this month where […]

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Friday Five

November 29, 2013

I’ve been up since 5:30 this morning and I’m about to (probably) be up all night tonight thanks to what is apparently an allergy not only to scallops but now to all shellfish. Yay. So on this, the eve of the end of NaBloPoMo, I bring you the Friday Five, which is really just a […]

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Blog Spam Is So Weird

November 27, 2013

I’m exhausted, kind of whiny, and I have a headache from too much coffee and not enough water. The thought required to string together words and phrases and make them intelligible is on its way out of the building. But I’m also FOUR POSTS away from completing NaBloPoMo so I cannot give up. I can’t. FOUR […]

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How I Knew He Was The One

November 25, 2013

When I was in college, I lived alone. At least for a while. While I lived alone, I got a cat. Because I wanted a companion and also because I was an English major and also because, hey, I was alone. And sort of in a quagmire of aloneness where it seemed appropriate to have […]

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November 24, 2013

Joshua has a Fisher-Price camera. It was a gift for his 2nd birthday or maybe 3rd Christmas. I can’t remember. We’ve had it for at least two years though. In the great dining room conversion, we unearthed said camera and it occurred to me that I’ve never dumped photos off of it before. So I […]

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Making The Cut

November 23, 2013

When it comes to interactions with others, I’ve realized that sometimes people just aren’t making the cut anymore and you have to let them go. Things, too, but mostly people. It’s hard, but sometimes there’s no other way. It has to happen. When people (or things) take more out of my life than they put in […]

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All I Want For Christmas Is A Hogwarts Letter

November 22, 2013

It seems I may have actually birthed Hermione Granger, you guys. No, our last name is not Watson. Yes, I won’t have a problem if my Emma follows in that Emma’s footsteps, particularly if somehow this lands me a trip to platform 9 and 3/4 to send my mudblood off to the best school for […]

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Throwback Thursday: First Grade Me

November 21, 2013

Say hi to First Grade Me. During the process of redecorating and moving things around to make this office space and playroom, I came across this picture and a portfolio I had to create for one of my introductory teaching courses. I’m not sure why I used a picture of me in the first grade […]

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It’s Okay To Tell My Daughter She’s Pretty. And Smart.

November 20, 2013

Emma’s not a fan of getting dressed. Actually, that’s not entirely true. It’s more like she’s a fan of running away from me while I’m trying to dress her. She wants to climb into the rocker and squeal in delight as the chair moves back and forth, nearly toppling over backward with the force of […]

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