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Waking Up

It’s funny the things that you remember when you aren’t looking for them. I was getting ready for bed — collecting my phone and paperback book, slipping my flip-flops back on so I could take them off again next to … Continue reading

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837 days and counting

I figured it out.  I have cried, nearly every day, for 837 days. On many of the days that I have cried, there have been more, far more than enough tears to make up for the days I didn’t. My … Continue reading

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Potential

I had a realization this morning: I have always loved my family most for what they could be. I wonder why? Did I get glimpses & then it would just go completely off the rails & then the process keep … Continue reading

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Of Hope and Fear

All of my life, I have clung to hope with a tenacity I can’t describe. I don’t know where it comes from. It is foolishness? Is it codependency? Is it an eternal optimism that is somehow hard coded into my … Continue reading

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Less than zen

First and foremost, sorry I’ve been so quiet.  Y’all have been so patiently checking in, and I’ve been bizzzz-eeee with work and kid and summer and, ya know, stuff.  If I were here strictly for your entertainment value or for … Continue reading

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Should I stay or Should I go: What would you want your child to do?

[Edited to add that if you have arrived here through a search engine, you’ll probably want to read my post of July 7, 2008, also:  Less than zen.  You’ll find a direct link in the comments below.]   As my … Continue reading

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