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Don’t RSVPee In the Pool

“You’re only making things harder on yourself.”  That’s kind of been a mantra lately, coming from other people and myself. We had Felix’s birthday last weekend.  It was the same place we’ve had most of the kids’ parties. It’s an … Continue reading

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Stairway to Seven

So birthday season is FINALLY over.  September is a busy month for the days of birth, y’all. The culmination for my household is Stella, who celebrated her birthday on Sunday with her party on Saturday.  We actually had to go … Continue reading

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No Man’s Landfill

My 43rd birthday – yesterday- started at about 4:15 AM with Felix wailing.  His grandfather had given him a dreamcatcher keychain.  It had been Precioused.  In the night, one of the feathers had fallen out.  Disaster.  I wrestled him on … Continue reading

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Fake Me Up Before You Go Go

My “baby” boy turned 3 today.  Can I tell you how sad that makes me?  We still call him the “little bitty dude.” I suppose we always will.  But honestly he’s not so little bitty anymore.  Well, he’s tall, anyway. … Continue reading

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And They Will Never Tear Us Aparty

I have serious birthday fatigue.  We threw Stella’s party on Saturday.  Saturday also happened to be my birthday.  Stella was adamant that my birthday was NOT happening that day.  If anyone tried to correct her, she got pretty angry.  It … Continue reading

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The Way We Worry

So it’s been a heck of a ride lately.  I have to be honest:  I don’t often feel as if I’m coping as well as I could/should be.  Most of it is little, stupid crap that won’t even be remembered … Continue reading

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Black to the Future

Things are getting back to normal here now that Mardi gras is over.  That is, if you consider Asshole Wednesday to be normal (in this case, methinks “Ash” was an abbreviation).  Everyone I’ve encountered today has been a butt, from … Continue reading

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Romancing the Stone Age

Today’s my birthday.  Honestly, with all the hullabaloo lately, I really haven’t thought much about it.  No, I mean it.  I really haven’t thought much about it.  I’ve had Stella’s party, my dad and stepmother in town, work, Felix and … Continue reading

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Four Your Eyes Only

We came.  We saw.  We partied.  Well, in a manner of speaking. We had Stella’s 4th birthday party on Saturday.  It was almost 2 weeks before her actual date of birth, but given the travel schedules of various grandparents, early … Continue reading

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Kings and McQueens

Stella has finally gotten to the age where there are 3 truly great and amazing days around which the entire kid year revolves:  Halloween, Xmas, and her birthday.  With her 4th birthday rapidly approaching, it has been the subject of … Continue reading

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