mama's got a facebook

I did it.  I joined facebook.  Late to the game I know, but what a game!  People told me how much fun it was, and I admit it – I scoffed. But it is fun: I became friends with my daughter, and then her friends welcomed me...

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robin’s gift

Pulling weeds on my knees, collecting rocks and concrete pieces from the not-yet-a-garden, sweeping front stairs and drive, trimming daffodil stems, weeding rockery garden:  two hours and twenty minutes Land-mine patrol poop...

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bunnykins

Missy is sick again.  I hoped we could keep her healthy through to the end of lacrosse season, but it was not to be. She had a sore throat on Friday after her lacrosse game, and we thought it might be from all the yelling...

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100 lines

Did you ever get in trouble and have to stay inside during recess or lunch and write lines on the dusty green chalkboard? (Back when there were chalkboards, but not so far back that chalkboards were black and much harder to...

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the law of conservation of suck

I’ve had this post in my back pocket for a while.  Of course, I thought it sucked.  Now I feel better.  But I’m still going to post it. I’ve been going through a tough time with writing/life lately. My...

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