Category: expression

Pre-Soak

Sprinklers. I like sprinklers. I like the Ch…Ch…ChChCh sound they make. I like their consistency. The sound of sprinklers either retires a hard fought day, or it welcomes a new day’s possibilities. No one ever runs their sprinklers during the details of the day. I live in the desert, so I do not have sprinklers…

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Cold Water with Like Colors

“What are the directions?” I asked my 7 year old daughter when she told me we needed to do a Book Mobile for her reading book Chocolate Fever. She replied that there were no instructions she was just supposed to put pictures and fun things from the book on paper and tape them to a…

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Express Wash

Patience is something I do not have… I am not a patient person and there has been some fallout. I am not a good cook. I cook everything on high and I rush putting the meal together because I do not have patience. My children look at me sometimes like I am a raving lunatic…

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Holy Sheets!

The washing machine is fixed. It occurred to me that I never let anyone know the washing machine is fixed. I am back in business! Why are people drawn to organized religion. I have never been an organized religion type of person. Whatever that means. The Church and the idea that someone else gets me…

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Vintage Scarf

I found one of my old journals last night. ¬†Below was my entry on January 6, 2005. I am thankful and more aware of just how blessed I am. I am thankful for: The early morning through my half open eyes when I get to sleep in A foot rub right in the arch of…

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Folded Towels

Summer is over and my children went back to school yesterday. The first day of school is always an emotional and exciting time for me. My children…yeah, they are just excited. It is a time to reflect on the past school year and summer and also look forward to all of the wonderful things ahead.…

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Hanes Her Way

I really want to discuss Karl Rove and the irony that he is bowing out now. Now that he and the current administration have made a complete mockery of our country, at home and abroad. But, I will choose instead to discuss the door people at Costco… If anyone works at Costco I really would…

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Hair Net

Mickey Mouse Tortillas? I attended Information Night at my children’s school this week. As with years before, I was seated amongst the usual career moms, stay at home moms, dads in their standard issue hawaiian shirt. My children go to a private school, and one of the hot issues is always the Student Lunch Program.…

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