Monthly Archives: October 2010

Just another Tuesday

*Preface for background:  Our 10-year-old son with Asperger’s attends Catholic school; we are not Catholic. _________________________________________________________ Homework today included the mysteries of the Rosary.  Which meant Bible reading and interpretation for The Boy and me – a never-boring task, and … Continue reading

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Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be for my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the … Continue reading

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So it isn’t every day that a U.S. Marshal shows up at your front door. The realization of who he was made it a lot funnier that my dog had wanted to murderize him for having the audacity to walk … Continue reading

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There’s a Hole in the Bucket

To those of you who are real people, I apologize for the earworm. To those who are about to leave me spam-bot comments, Fak Off. Today was an incredibly draining day.  It started out simply with waking up knowing that … Continue reading

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Time for a 180

Dear World, If you have anything else to convey to me this week that is going to just royally piss me off and have me running around with my hair on fire and my biscuits fully burning, bring it TODAY … Continue reading

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Overheard: The ‘Logic is a Pain in My @$$’ version

Boy is home sick from school today. By his coughing and constant temperature taking and drama, you’d think that he was on death’s door, clutching his chest, and shouting to Elizabeth that he’s coming home to her … ya know, … Continue reading

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A huge Thank You to Dan over at Single Dad Laughing for an amazing piece. Stop.  Go.  Read. Be Real. ( … and while I haven’t made it all the way through his site yet, I could happily link everything … Continue reading

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Purple Banana

Lately that that tape has been playing in my head, you know the one (Doctor, everything’ll be all right … sorry, reflex) – the one loaded with every negative, bad, mean thing that anyone ever said to me?  I do … Continue reading

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