the one about not stabbing people with forks, if at all possible

Charlie has a happy place. It’s in his chair, with his “little guy” blanket, an ipad, and a snack. He can sit there for quite awhile, contently scrolling through his youtube videos and apps, and covering my ipad with crumbs. He asks to “sit chair”……it […]

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So, remember that day when I gotten bitten by a blind, elderly wiener dog, and then immediately went and had a wisdom tooth removed without being put under (big mistake, by the way)? No? You mean I never told you about it? Of course I […]

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13 years

Today, my husband and I celebrate 13 years of marriage. That seems like a pretty decent amount of time to me. I suppose there are people that have many more years than that on us, but it’s over a decade, so I am giving us […]

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the (extra)ordinary

“Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, savor you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow.” – Mary Jean Irion For many […]

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those left behind

  I was watching a movie with my daughter last night, and it got me thinking about heroes. There is a reason that we love movies with super heroes…….because heroes always come out on top. Good always wins. When there is danger, and it seems […]