Tag Archives: togetherness

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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Honey For Nothing

I need to write about something normal for a bit. I strangely feel guilty about that, but here goes… As I’ve mentioned, due to local current events, there has been a whole lot of extra togetherness lately. It hasn’t necessarily … Continue reading

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Good Chip Lollipop 

How’s it going out there?  I’ve been off my usual blog schedule the past couple of weeks, both writing and reading. It’s not that I don’t care.  I suppose I’ve been distracted.  We all have.  I also don’t want to … Continue reading

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Let the Son Shine

We interrupt your regularly-scheduled disaster for these important messages.  Just kidding, sort of. Felix has remained more nonplussed than anyone about all of these goings-on.  Other than his ear infections, he’s been his usual happy and busy self.  He’s had … Continue reading

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Proudsourcing

There is growing angst in my area about the lack of coverage the flooding is getting (see this article from Dallas http://www.dallasnews.com/news/headlines/20160815-between-trump-talk-and-milwaukee-protests-we-are-ignoring-human-devastation-in-louisiana.ece ).  Understand, multiple parishes (that’s our quaint-ish way of saying counties) got hammered with roughly 20 inches of … Continue reading

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