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Something Wicked This Way Hums

I was at my kitchen window about a week ago and something caught my eye.  We get hummingbirds migrating twice a year, and I intermittently put a feeder up when I see them.  Let’s be honest: they’re kind of awesome.  … Continue reading

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Putting the Chart Before the Horse

So it seems the charting has begun in Felix’s pre-K classroom.  I can’t say I’m surprised.  I suppose I had hoped the new teacher would have stuck to her guns a bit longer, but hey – I’m just a dumb … Continue reading

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Memes Like Old Times

Do y’all remember that old movie, something about Bodysnatchers?  As I recall, it’s basically the classic scenario where aliens descend and use mind control to take over people in an attempt to ultimately conquer the planet. I think those bodysnatchers … Continue reading

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Horton Hears a New

I can feel anxiety creeping up on me.  It’s fairly diffuse but I can feel it getting stronger.  It’s all kid-related and due to the imminent changes. Today will be the last day I pick Felix up from his play … Continue reading

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Dude Awakening

Dear Future Felix (since I wrote to your sister last time), How are you?  It’s been a quiet yet busy summer, I suppose.  We don’t have any vacation plans, so everything is local.  While all the vacation pictures other folks … Continue reading

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Law and Hoarder

You know how your stomach sinks when you’re at work and your kid’s school calls?  You see that number flash on the caller ID and your mind starts making manouvers: if you have to leave at that exact moment, what … Continue reading

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Girls Just Wanna Have Fund

I’ve been AWOL from the blog I suppose.  Work has been busy.  On top of that, I’ve entered into that sphincter-tightening state of mind in which one realizes that the holidays are careening headlong into one’s life.  I mean, Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Lesson Than Zero

It happens every October: we get scheduled to within an inch of our lives.  We go from having absolutely nothing to do in August to a fairly active September to a crush of activity in October.  I wish there was … Continue reading

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Put Your Peddle to the Metal

Yeah so school.  I really am in a better place about much of this since I last talked about it (https://larva225.wordpress.com/2015/08/21/when-you-wish-upon-a-start/).  That doesn’t mean there’s not still frustrations and angst.  That also doesn’t mean I’m not drinking a bit more … Continue reading

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Wind In Your Sell

Stella has now been going to her new school for nearly a month.  We’ve been so anxious after our experience at the Stepford Academy, but so far so good.  In other words, I have not been summoned to The Office.  … Continue reading

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