Category Archives: Personal

My mother remembers holding two buckets stacked, shared between bunk beds as her children vomited simultaneously. I’ve heard this story for years.  And, yet, as the littles are tucked away tonight, teeth brushed, bodies bathed, lotioned down and jammied up, I’m breathing deeply and believing  that I endured and survived a similar rite of passage […]

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Sometimes this space is about the mayhem,  the daily,  my sisters’ babies,  my babies, their introductions,  vacation travels,  perhaps announcements, occaisionally a sprinkling of ponderings. And sometimes, it’s simply about documenting. Appreciating. Grasping and clenching, soaking in and breathing deep the little things, the everyday, trifling, ordinary occurences   that are  in actuality  shaping, strengthening, solidifying […]

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We’re back from a little jaunt back to the hubs’ hometown. One where everybody knows your name… or something like that. (I think he’s pretty cute.) It also happens to be the hometown of the Queen of Christmas… I had a grandma like that growing up, and couldn’t ask for more than my children getting […]

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