Monthly Archives: July 2011

Thank God he didn’t crawl onto my Coke.

There is something different out here in the country. It’s not the fresh air. It’s not the sound of a rooster. It’s not the smell of flowers everywhere. It’s the bugs. Actually, the bugs I can handle. It’s the spiders. … Continue reading

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The kindness of strangers

In my life, I have been fortunate enough to have benefited from the kindness of strangers. Like the time when I got into an accident back in grad school – a stranger dialed the phone for me when I was … Continue reading

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The early bird

In order to get to work on time, at least in the summer months when the sun rises early, Curtis needs to be up by 3:30 and out the door not too long after that. In the two weeks that … Continue reading

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Separation Anxiety

Three times a summer, the girls spend a week with their Dad. Tonight is the beginning of their July week. This time away gets to be a little bitter-sweet. In the past, I would fill my time while they were gone … Continue reading

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It’s all about family

This week was a reminder to appreciate family. You know, those people in your life that have been there when times were good, when times were bad, and all of those moments in between. Family can be a tricky thing. … Continue reading

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It’s raining iPads

Over the weekend, while on one of the trips to try to get a functional commode, I was at the gas station when I noticed some road debris that looked like a gray notebook. Then I saw the apple logo… … Continue reading

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When every day can be Sundae

I married an ice cream fanatic. It’s true. And he’s no plain vanilla guy either. Oreo chunk. Mint Chip. Peanut Butter Cup. Whatever you’ve got, he’ll eat. I apparently am raising two ice cream fanatics. This makes for a dangerous … Continue reading

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