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Red Beans and Ice

Happy 2018, one and all.  How are things?  Did everyone make merry?  Make resolutions?  Make it through fireworks with all fingers and toes intact? We are having a major event here: we are having winter.  Yes, yes.  Everyone gets winter … Continue reading

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Income Taxi

I had a glimpse of my future last night.  In my mind’s eye, I was thrust into a future where one of my main purposes in life is that of a child conveyance – to school, to karate, to swimming, … Continue reading

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Every Tom, Dickens, and Harry

We’re still working our way through the Xmas season here.  I must admit, I’m fighting some holiday blues.  I couldn’t tell you why.  It just seems things aren’t/haven’t been working out the way they’re “supposed” to.  I know, I know. … Continue reading

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Ayn Random

It’s been busy.  God, it’s been so busy.  Most of it’s good, some of it is just crazy-making.  Work has been really intense.  It stands to reason when you live in the deep south and you operate a chemical plant/refinery, … Continue reading

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Germs of Surrender

Last week we took Stella for school orientation.  As we were watching her interact with her new little classmates, I had a moment of pure revulsion and horror.  I saw prodigious snot trails streaming down at least 3 or 4 … Continue reading

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She loves me, she loves me snot

I have to confess that before becoming a mommy myself, I used to look at snotty kids and be secretly repulsed.  All that mucous smearing their cheeks and caking their nostrils was revolting.  The revulsion extended to their parents, as … Continue reading

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Cough with their heads!

After just remarking that Stella would officially turn 7 months on Easter without having so much as the sniffles, I was made to pay for my cockiness.  Within the past couple of weeks, her nanny’s 2 kiddos had come down … Continue reading

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