Monthly Archives: August 2013

Childlike, Like a Child

There’s a look in someone’s eye, when you know they’re up to no good. Which must have been the look glowing in mine as the bag boy’s voice cracked as he issued an alarm “maybe he needs to be carded?” … Continue reading

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The Lost Boys and Girls of Neverland

The lights were out, the room was dark, but not the kind of darkness that stops sight… this was the kind of darkness that echoes around the room making the white and neon colors glow like the sun. “Oopsie doopsie … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect

Sometimes, this is all I can say.

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Lessons We’re Taught

There are lessons we’re taught that stay with us all our lives, or at least they should.  One lesson, that stands out strong tonight … looking at the dirty dishes, the messes that are left out by kids who don’t … Continue reading

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Just a Phone Call

It was a day at work, like most others… and I knew one thing for sure.  I’d never get home in time to see the children before they went to their Mother’s. So I made the call… it’s like calling … Continue reading

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Fun Funny

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99+ Red Balloons

There’s a song, from when I was younger than I am now, about 99 red balloons.  I’m not a party planning specialist; in fact, it’s possible I’ve never actually decorated for a party.  But I did today. Things I didn’t … Continue reading

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Book Review – Rangers Apprentice

I read a lot of books, and when possible I like to read them with the children, thank heavens for Audible so that we can often “read” them together while still doing things. (like driving, you get the dirtiest looks … Continue reading

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Satisfyingly Hilarious

It is the season here, for birthdays! My son has his Father’s sense of humor and so, I wait, with baited anticipation to show him the card that’s had me laughing off and on throughout the evening.

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The Parable of the Popcorn Shell

Once upon a time, there was a man, and he was handsome … suave, kind, considerate … and many other wonderful qualities that actually have no real bearing on the story. So this guy, one day he found that his … Continue reading

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