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So much love

July 31, 2008

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When I was pregnant with my second child I remember being excited but also there was this nagging sense of fear.  I worried that I would not have enough room in my heart for another child. I discovered at the moment my son was born that the heart is a remarkable thing; resilient, forthright, expansive, […]

Just Wait

July 28, 2008

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***caution****parenting rant**** I’m tired of fear talk. I’m tired of hearing people place their fears on top of me like a death shroud. I am especially tired of this as it pertains to my parenting. This is a friend who tells me all the horror stories of parenting. They are the “Oh, just wait” parents. […]

why do you let me stay here?

July 23, 2008

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I’m lucky to have some really fabulous “in the know” friends. It’s even more lucky for you because once they turn me on to what’s out there I can pass that along to you lovely people. This one I stole from that beautiful Jude Adam via her Facebook page, thank you very much. She and […]

Everyday friend…

July 22, 2008

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Back in Chicago I have many amazing friends…this one friend in particular came to mind the other day, though. I’ve been thinking a lot about my friend Paula, who I miss so much sometimes it actually physically hurts my heart. I’m humbled to say that this is true of a number of my closest friends […]

Elvis is everywhere…

July 19, 2008

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In a bout of 80’s college radio nostalgia recently I looked up an old favorite. I know it’s crappy resolution but I think you can still enjoy Mojo Nixon and remember, Elvis needs boats Elvis needs boats

Cutting into Ordinary Time…

July 18, 2008

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A few days ago I turned to Dave and said, “You know, I think basically I will just have to do laundry every day from here on out for the next, I dunno, 12 years or so. After that I might be able to only have to do laundry every couple of days.” This got […]

Random Thing…

July 16, 2008

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As my daughter ran up to me recently to ask me something I noticed how tall she’s gotten. She looks so grown up for 11 years old. I don’t know when that happened. I looked at my boys then and saw the same thing in them. The questions they were asking were blowing me away. […]

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