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Rage Tears

When I was young, I wondered if I had an anger problem. My temper could be quick to flare and would burn so hot, so fast. It was a visceral reaction and would catch me by surprise. I attributed it … Continue reading

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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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Overheard: The Getting Older is gonna Kill Me version

i have to go home and lay out in the sun Excuse me? i need to get a tan You do? yep, so that i can look all sexy and luxurious (Takes a moment to offer thanks that she was … Continue reading

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Overheard

i saw molly wesler at lunch today. Oh yeah?  I remember her from the yearbook. yeah, she’s really pretty. Yes, I thought so too. i like her hair. Yep, it was very nice. yeah, it was all fluffy and tall, … Continue reading

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Overheard

The Boy has a short haircut, but it is growing out to the point of starting to stick out in places.  Since he HATES getting his hair cut, he tries to put it off forever.  I’ve told him that a … Continue reading

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Overheard

Today’s version brought to you by the, “I’m a Better Student than You are” Foundation. ————————————————————————————————– How was school today? rotten. Aaaand what was so rotten about it? i’ve been there 4 days now, and those kids have yet to … Continue reading

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Overheard

So, how was your day? horrible. Horrible?  Did the building explode? no! Was there a fire? no! Did a UFO crash into the school and aliens came out and arrested all of you? moooo-ooom, no! Then what was so horrible? … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Summer

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The Hardest Part is Always Easy

First day of school facts: 11 minutes – round trip. He wasn’t nervous a bit – until we pulled into the parking lot. He looked just like all the other kids (good uniform choice by Dad 🙂 ). I cried … Continue reading

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I don’t need that eye, really.

So I’m having one of those days where I’m certain that I could have just stabbed myself in the eye and saved us all a whole lot of trouble. Like 90% of the rest of America, we are gearing up … Continue reading

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