Category: life

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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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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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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Fuzzy Slippers

I am reading a great book – Burning Bright by Tracy Chevalier. She is the author of The Girl with the Pearl Earring, another great book. She is a terrific writer in that she takes something well know like the painting The Girl with the Pearl Earring by Vermeer and creates a fictional story behind…

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Polyester Pants

Reality TV. Isn’t that an oxymoron? I remember watching television as a child, or even as a teenager (I do not watch TV now. I have three children…need I say more.) to get away, or be taken somewhere. Love Boat, Fantasy Island, even All in the Family. As the years went on, Dallas, Falcon Crest,…

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New Shoes

Yesterday I turned 36 years old. Thirty-six. Don’t get me wrong, I am not one of those “Oh, my God where did the time go!” types. I know where the time went and I have been present for all of it, but I am getting older. I got a really early start on life. I…

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Mismatched Socks

There are times, fortunately not often, but times none the less when I am overwhelmed with sadness.  Days or moments when the world seems unfair.  I used to be a very optimistic person, naive and optimistic, but now I find that I am learning to expect nothing and that bad things happen.  Even now the…

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