Monthly Archives: December 2014

Snapshot

I sit and listen to the children snore to the quiet music that plays in the room around them.  I think of the day we've shared, and think of all the things in their life that matter so much to … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Christmas

Every year I struggle to feel that magic of "Christmas" it's very easy to blame that emptiness on the horrid desert.  (Serious, no snow … not even cool enough to daydream about turning on the heater.)  but this helped. and … Continue reading

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Then and Now

Today, isn't yesterday, and yesterday is most definitely not tomorrow. You know, not too long ago, if I were trying to get somewhere specific, I had to plan ahead, print maps, buy maps, and even occasionally ask for directions.  Now … Continue reading

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Selfish Sense of Humor

"Hey Brother… I know why the dinosaurs went extinct.  You taught them all you know." … … … This was the point where I walked in.  One son looking smug at his joke, the other looking beaten. "Wow."  I said, … Continue reading

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The Sleep Trap

This week as I've tried to get 8 hours of sleep each night, I have learned a lot of things, and remembered even more. In school, some people did sports, some people did debate, some people did wood shop, and … Continue reading

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Visions of Sugarplums

There are many benefits to working from home, not having to pay for the gas, relaxed dress code … and relaxed dress code, just to name a few of the most important ones. One other benefits to working from home … Continue reading

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Sleep Vs The Single Father

I found myself counting sheep.  "Three … thousand, one hundred and forty."  Once, a long time ago, my Father told me "Even if you aren't able to fall asleep, it's important to stay in bed so your body can at … Continue reading

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Elf on the Shelf – Creepy Doll

"Daddy!" My daughter said as she grabbed my hand.  "There's a boy at school who came to school with his nails painted, and he said that he woke up and the elf on the shelf had a bottle of nail … Continue reading

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Life on the Wild Side

Recently there was an article online that I read skimmed the title of.  It said something like "Poor Sleeping Patterns are Career Suicide." I yawned… shook my head, and figured I'd think about it later, if I had a chance for a … Continue reading

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The Christmas List

For the happiest season of all, there certainly is a lot that has to be done.  It seems that for many people this stuff comes natural, but for me, I'm still just glad if the kids have had 3 regular … Continue reading

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