Monthly Archives: November 2012

And then the truth slaps you in the face

I talked about the “impending doom” on the horizon because Maddie started dotting her “i’s” with circles. Part of me hoped that maybe I was mistaken. Maybe circles for dots isn’t the sign for adolescence/teenage angst beginning after all. Maybe … Continue reading

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Gale force winds possible through this evening

It started around 5:10 am. Cloudy skies and high winds. By 7 am, the first rumbles of thunder could be detected. It was chaos by 7:30. Lightening crashing, winds tossing things everywhere. Kids running for cover. Things started to improve … Continue reading

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The first step is acknowledgement

I will admit to a little bit of gross factor. I will say that my “I’m turning into a country girl” bravado has taken a step back. I will acknowledge that I will be thinking about more than just “Am … Continue reading

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First signs of impending doom

Alright, maybe it isn’t “impending doom”. Maybe I am overreacting. Maybe I am being too dramatic. Or pessimistic. Or maybe, just maybe, I am seeing the truth about what is looming on the horizon. Or more accurately, REMEMBERING how I … Continue reading

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Going on a bear hunt

Say it along with me now… Going on a bear hunt. (Going on a bear hunt.) Gonna catch a bear. (Gonna catch a bear.) Got my gun. Got my my monster truck. Got my Amish friends. Let’s go. *** The … Continue reading

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Still alive? (or: No, the mules didn’t lock me in the barn)

Yep, I am still alive. Still here. Still kickin’. Still playing ball with the dog, feeding hay to the mules, cleaning up the presents that the cat leave behind. Still breathing. I have not, clearly, been typing much. Or taking … Continue reading

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