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I See Your Florida and I Raise you a Game of Nerf Catch

It’s the hump day of my spring break, which is really turning out to not be a break (got the freelance job) and I am sitting at my filthy dining room table with Lizzie’s Lush face mask on my nose, … Continue reading

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The Gap

“Always there’s that space between what you feel and what you do, and in that gap, all human sadness lies.” Rodrigue George I am sitting in the parking lot of the dumpiest warehouse in all of Indiana. Inside there are … Continue reading

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Life Lessons in Denim

Today a girl at school entered my office at 8:00. I don’t know her well, only from a study hall. Once I teased her about how many letter A’s there are in her name. She was wearing gym pants and … Continue reading

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Terms of Endearment

“If you’re wondering, am I capableGod knows I amAnd if it’s meant to beI will go alone, God knows I can” -The Avett Brothers, Bring Your Love to Me When I was in sixth grade all of my friends kept … Continue reading

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Feeling My Way Through the Darkness

I started to get a cold last Wednesday night. I know exactly when it started because I was super weepy and tired after I dropped Elizabeth off for an 8pm volleyball practice and knew that I had to kill two … Continue reading

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Soulmate Lumps

It is 12:22am. I have had a hot bath and a full cup of vodka, but still, no sleep. There are things on my mind and Shirley probably said it best when she posted the quote, “small worries can cast … Continue reading

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It’s a Brand New World and Louis CK is Not Playing

My uncle is in the hospital and my kids are sick and the last thing I should probably be doing is blogging, but I have nervous energy right now and there is only so much of The Good Wife that … Continue reading

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Teddy Roosevelt and My Dad, Getting Me From Friday to Monday

“Be loud let your colors show Try to keep the madness low…” -The Avett Brothers Luke had four wisdom teeth pulled on Thursday afternoon. He was loopy from the anesthesia, which was pretty funny to witness. The nurses kept trying to … Continue reading

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Ack. The Sickness. It has Arrived.

I can never remember what day it is anymore. Apparently, it is September 17th, which means that it takes exactly three weeks after starting school for my kids to start getting sick. Poor Quinn. The only lingering sadness from his … Continue reading

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Rules, Wisdom, and Worry

“To keep alive that enthusiasm is the secret of real guidance, and it will not prove a difficult task, provided that the attitude towards the child’s acts be that of respect, calm, and waiting, and provided that he be left free … Continue reading

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