Monthly Archives: May 2013

Memorials

This morning Kids 3 and 4 sang at a Memorial Day program in our town. Kid 3 had a solo, and despite her pretty nasty cold, she rocked it. The program was lovely, with Service Veteran speakers and good music. You know when they play the “theme songs” of each military branch and the veterans […]

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Your MOM Goes to College?

It’s happening. Again. I got a job. (A real one.) (Slightly more real than subbing every day.) I. Will. Be. Teaching 10th grade English at my Kids’ high school. [1] I am eager. I am excited. I am unlicensed. Um. Yeah. So Utah has this program where I can earn my license while I teach. […]

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Of Hairballs and Grass Clippings

Sometimes the messes give me fits, the sticky notes folded up on themselves and tossed on a counter, the dried out half-leaf that stuck to someone’s shoe and now resides in the corner of the mudroom, the cup no one will claim that may live forever on the stage in the basement. When I walk […]

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Unexpected Sunshine

The days the digital weatherman tells me are going to be full of rain and thunder and lightning… I kind of look forward to those days. Sometimes I hunker. I stay inside, wear sweats, bake yeasty things. Or I go out, not particularly fussed about my hair, Because we all know what’s going to happen […]

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Showing Up

I know it. We all know it. You can have all the talent in the world, but if you don’t show up, don’t pick up the paintbrush or tie on the toe shoes or grab the baseball bat, your talent means nothing. And you can have all the desire in the world, but if you […]

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