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How’s School?

Good? As we’ve hoped and predicted? It’s left me untethered, which is a word my blog software doesn’t recognize, so that makes two of us. The people in my life, near and far have been amazing. Checking in. Treating me … Continue reading

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Favorites 

The past week The Child hit up whatever he wanted to do with his friends. Last week of summer! Children’s museum. Trampoline park and shakes. Catch Air (and indoor play area), twice. We had around 15 families from play group … Continue reading

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Six Easy Steps Toward A Perfect Kindergarten Lunch Box

Step 1: Ask around about lunch containers. Get told by oodles of people to go for the billion dollar solution, because, “Really, it lasts for years.” Step 2: Agree with longevity and quality argument, but refuse to buy the container … Continue reading

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A Letter I Stopped Writing To My Immigrant Grandmother

I attempted to write a letter to my grandmother, who escaped Serbia after World War I. My post was meant to apologize to her. And to her sister-in-law, who only ever hinted at the raping of her German sisters during … Continue reading

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My Knife

I like this guy who’s here from the gas company, replacing our gas meter. I appreciate anyone who comes into our home, because it’s always an adventure. Of course he has to cut into our basement closet wall, so that … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Flowers

This morning I got lilacs and coffee in bed.     Until the lilac-bringer’s eye started swelling shut. Now it’s just coffee. Which is enough. In short, this is motherhood. LILACS?! OH! MY FAVORITE! THANK YOU! Their smell is the very … Continue reading

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On This Day

Facebook has a feature called, “On This Day.” It pulls up posts from previous April 30ths, and gives you a cozy (or sometimes uncomfortable) flashback. Today’s from 5 years ago was: “Off to the spa for my first afternoon without … Continue reading

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