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The Gap

“Always there‚Äôs 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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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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Landslide

Last night Elizabeth, on her way to babysit Jenny and Mark’s boys, was searching for a blank sketchbook so that she could show them how to play the monster game (something my family made up when I was a kid). … Continue reading

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Souls Like Wheels, Say the Avett Brothers

Ever have those moments that you greatly anticipate and then they pass and you are left wondering, “Now what?” So it goes with the show opening. I feel the way I did after delivering Elizabeth. After months of bed rest, … Continue reading

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In 28 Minutes My Weekend Ends

This is how Greta sleeps. I have no idea how she breathes. We were all tucked in tonight when I knew that I had either wet my pants, or she had. Yup, Greta is getting older. Peeing on me, it … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

I got my first Birchbox in the mail today. This is such a good invention; little presents of samples delivered every month in the prettiest of boxes. I am thinking that I should have checked the box, though, that said, … Continue reading

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Erring on the Side of Hope

I am trying to remind myself that back in the day, when I was a kid, going on a road trip, my parents were forced to search for hotels in a flimsy AAA travel magazine. I recall scrolling for at … Continue reading

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Circle Games, Cupcakes, Earthquakes and Other Reminders

So much for writing everyday. Luke was twelve when I wrote Summer of the Pigeon. That summer, I did write each and every evening. In retrospect, I probably should have been blogging and not trying to make a book. Maybe … Continue reading

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Parent Fail

7:00am the Tuesday Memorial Day. I have packed my daughter’s lunch. I made a marshmallow fluff sandwich on white bread. I tried to disguise my failure by adding bananas and packing a Baggie full of cherry tomatoes…. Sean says that … Continue reading

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You Take the Truck, I’ll Take the Toboggan. Either Way, It’s a Long Way Back.

Today. 9″ x 12″ original mixed media on canvas board.

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