Monthly Archives: March 2009

Some jobs are more than a mother should have to do

Fair warning: I don’t have the words for this post. It will be clumsy and inarticulate. It will not do justice to the subject. For someone who writes about the little moments in life, this one is too big to … Continue reading

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ashland, act II

Woke up to another lovely day.  Breakfast in a room with three different schools of ninth graders, and it was actually pleasant. Go figure. First up was a workshop on archetypes. The only disturbing part was that the kids didn’t … Continue reading

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ashland

The weather is perfect and the kids are drama-free.  Stve has his 6 boys, and I have 4 girls (with another mom). Drove through the mountains, stopping for lunch with the kids. Had a few hours to wander around town, … Continue reading

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thy chaperones doth drive due north

Or something like that. One hundred ninth graders are leaving Davis today to spend two days in Ashland at the Shakespeare Festival. Steve signed up as a chaperone (he always does, says it’s his way of checking out the boys … Continue reading

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this is why they call it “hump day”

It college, one of our favorite local bars advertised Wednesday as Hump Day. Meaning, I hope, you have to get over the hump. Cheap drinks were offered to help you manage. Last weekend is gone, the upcoming weekend is still … Continue reading

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going to the dogs

Toby got a clean pathology report last night, so today it’s all about him. Toby and Steve both have the same wistful look when they are stuck inside. “So, don’t let me out, see if I care.” “Maybe if I … Continue reading

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What I did this weekend

Softball in the sun. Good game, good game. So proud of my girl (like I have anything to do with it). Post-game dinner at Cafe Mediteranee with Wendi, Ron and family. Sat on the patio and enjoyed each other, and … Continue reading

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finally friday! five good things

Sunshine, glorious sunshine. This is the ten minute window when Davis is neither foggy, windy or 105 degrees. Yoga. Did it twice this week. Walk to work, rode my bike. Stretched every day. Hey, I have a body! New ideas … Continue reading

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The answer to raising teens…

I have successfully raised one teenager and am working on my second. Truth be told, the first one was going to turn out fine in spite of a few Mommy Hall of Shame moments. But I have just now realized … Continue reading

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wordinista wednesday

She’s back, and newly-inspired by Mental Floss magazine. To start your day: Honeyfuggle: To flatter or sweet-talk. (This is identified as a verb, but I am going to change it to a noun, and my new nickname for Steve. Mr. … Continue reading

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