Tag Archives: togetherness

DAR and Wide

All of this ultra-strength togetherness is making me notice things I might otherwise never see. As examples: 1) Why does my kids’ bathroom always look like a ticker tape parade passed through? What is it that they’re doing with the … Continue reading

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En Garden

As with any disastrous event, people think of food.  I’ve never been an emotional eater, but I now am aware I’m a bored eater.  Not cool.  Working on that.   For some reason, when this thing really cranked up and people … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Pinterests

Social media has become probably more important to many of us during this thing – a safe way to be social. I have to admit, I’ve enjoyed the memes, gifs, songs, and other assorted mirth-inducing materials I’ve seen. It actually … Continue reading

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Pots and Pandemics

Hi. Remember me? I suppose I could make some droll comment about how it took a pandemic to get me behind a keyboard but I won’t. I have been preparing to come back to the old blog, but hadn’t gotten … Continue reading

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Everything But the Kitchen Synch

“I hate you all,” said Stella, Will, and I almost in unison. We didn’t mean it… much. Felix did dude stuff in the background, largely oblivious. That’s his wheelhouse. I think he was talking about a paper birch tree. We … Continue reading

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Smother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day out there. It’s been a hell of a few days.  We had a pretty impressive front stall out starting Thursday  night, and all the experts said we were doomed.  They said it so loud and emphatically that … Continue reading

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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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