Tag Archives: togetherness

A Trip Off the Olde Block

I can explain.  No really, I can.  We went on vacation.  We went on quite a proper vacation.  No 3-4 day weekend.  We packed up, we climbed on a plane, and we left town for an entire 7 days.  Since … Continue reading

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Take It Ice and Easy

Oh y’all.  The past couple of weeks have been kinda brutal.  From the week of the stomach virus/flu, my household transitioned into a 3 day holiday weekend immediately into 3 days of snow/ice-bound togetherness.  And yes, I know you northerners … Continue reading

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One Flu Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

So it’s happened.  After my years of boasting how healthy my children were (not discussing the Dude’s Era of Ear Infections), I’ve had yet another first as a mom:  flu.  Dammit. But wait!  There’s more. To make the occasion even … Continue reading

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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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Rotten to the Chore

It’s been a week, y’all.  While keeping Stella out of camp was absolutely the right call, it’s been logistically challenging.  To be fair, the girl has had a pretty terrific week: a trip to the water park, splash pads, bowling, … Continue reading

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Whip of Fools

We have made it.  Stella has survived Summer Camp Season 2017.  For the next 2.5 weeks, she will be with one of her parents or grandparents.  Togetherness.  Oh yeah. The particular camp she just finished culminated every week with a … Continue reading

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The Check Is In the Male

“Hi, I’m Felix the Male!”  That was the cheerful greeting my son gave pretty much every single person he ran across while we were on vacation, whether it was the 2 older ladies in lounge chairs (whom he talked into … Continue reading

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Ticks and Stones May Break My Bones

After promising them for months, we finally took the kids tent  camping.  They were beyond excited.  This was easily as big as Halloween.  As a matter of fact, they were so excited and wound up that while Will and I … Continue reading

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Hear and Now

Saturday morning transcript: Stella: “This is a puppy.  You have to marry her and read her this magazine.” Felix: “I’m going to scratch this couch.  Gaaaaaaahh!” Me (to self): What kind of interspecies bullshit is this? Stella (singing off-key to … Continue reading

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Every Once in a Pile

I’m blogging with you today from my car, drinking an ill-gotten cup of iced coffee.  I reached one of those moments as a mother whereby I realized if I didn’t get out of the house for a few minutes, shit … Continue reading

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