Category: Thoughts

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How Did I Get Talked Into This?

Tonight I get to chaperone a bunch of teens, sort of. Mostly, I’ll be sitting at a table in a ballroom of a local hotel watching kids dance, parents watching their kids dance, and refilling candy bowls. I will be the only parent there without a kid at this event. It’s...

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Friday’s Features: Sara Teasdale & What Weekly

Happy Friday everyone! I’m just going to jump right into things today because I’ve got so much to do and very little time to accomplish what I need to do. So, here we go. Today’s featured site is one I just discovered this morning and am impressed with already. What Weekly...

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Vampires. Still.

I know. I should probably keep my blog more literature based, but this is sort of literary. Yes, mes les déments, I still have vampires on the brain. However, not the ones I’ve been talking about for the past week. This time it’s Lestat, one of my favorite vampires. I read...

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In The Quiet Places

Some days I just sit and think when I should be working. I don’t even really pay close attention to what runs through my mind at these times; I just let the thoughts come and go as they will. Every so often a phrase will run through my head and find...

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Care Package Day!

I truly have the bestest friends in the world. I have known Michelle, Tracy, and Laura for over 20 years. I met them all in 1987-88 at various times of that school year. Tracy is the oldest and Laura is the youngest. These women are all of them amazing, creative, intelligent,...

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Birthdays

This past Sunday we celebrated the Tornado’s third birthday. We didn’t spend a lot of money on it, didn’t buy a lot of presents, and it was just us. And yet, he was happy. At this age it really isn’t about the quantity of gifts or how many people are there....

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