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A real friend stabs you in the front

  My friend Lisa and I gettin’ our silly on. No. A real friend takes your dead dog for a ride in their car. That’s been my experience. Which made me think about what makes a true friend. The lines … Read more

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Busy

I’ve been really busy. I’ve been too busy. I’m getting busier. I’ve slacked off in areas that really shouldn’t ever be put off. I decided to make it right. I committed to putting things back on my To Do list … Read more

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The Hills Are Alive…

The hills are alive with the glory of winter. Mother Nature is decking her halls for the winter season. A gorgeous Fall storm has swept it’s way into the desert. The local news tells of snow in the mountains of … Read more

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Rainy Days

Californians are enjoying some cloudy, rainy weather this week. That’s right. We enjoy it.  We don’t find ourselves covered in snow 9 months out of the year. We spend lovely December days at the park and the beach. When it … Read more

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Little things

I love how little things can be marvelous! Like this morning. I’ve noticed that my early rising littles have slept in the last few mornings. I correlate this phenomenon with Daylight Saving Time. Every season my children’s sleep patterns start … Read more

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Freedom in Action

I didn’t walk miles and wait hours for the opportunity to have my voice heard. I haven’t waited my entire life to be a part of a democratic government only to have the election be a rigged sham only for … Read more

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Simple Blessings

I’ve had a terrific weekend. I had a rough week while Brent was out of town on business and it left me in a terrible mood even after he returned home. Listening to wonderful words of spiritual enlightenment at a … Read more

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Sweet

Today a mechanic referred to me as “Sweetie.”  The feminist in my mind was instantly defensive.  (in my best girl-from-the-hood accent) “BOYYY, who you think you is calling me sweetie?”  And just as quickly the vain girl with the impending … Read more

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Time Flies

Everyone said that I would find things to do with my time once the kids were in school.  I was sceptical but I was proven wrong. I need more time!  How is that possible? After dropping the littles off at … Read more

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Distractions

Everyone says that I’ll get used to being all alone during the day while the kids are at school. I know they’re right but I’m going to be proactive this first week. I don’t want to break down and spend … Read more

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It Happened

They say this is their rock star look. They all have guitars on their shirts. They left! All of this anticipation and woe and they just left. Walked off.  Happy as all get out to head off to school.  I’m … Read more

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The End is Near

Summer is wrapping up. We are two short weeks from the start of another school year. The end is nearing. I’ll have zero children at home during the day. They’ll all be off at school, learning and growing. I’m starting … Read more

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