Archive | January, 2013

Bad Girl

“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” — Anne Lamott So, this is my blog. It’s not a “mommy blog” (which I think is a bullshit way to lump together and minimize what people who happen to be […]

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But I Already Got It, Goddamn It!

Last Fall, I was itching to finally start this blog.  But I was stuck.  Nothing was going particularly right.  I was feeling like a slug.  And my underwear were tight.  Finding that your underwear have gotten tight is shorthand for a lot of things, none of them good.  It’s hard to feel good in tight […]

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As If You Already Loved Me

I woke up the other morning and thought, What would this day be like if I interacted with everyone as if they already loved me? As if I already had it in the bag? Can you imagine the kind of comfort and confidence that would inspire you to have? And so I tried it.  And […]

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The Joy of An Apple Cherry Berry Hand Pie Jubilee

Feeling full of intention, I was thinking about the need for more joy in my life when I walked past a sign last Friday that said something about pie and something about community.  Mmmm, I thought, pie.  What could be better than pie + community?  And suddenly a plan was hatched: my little family would […]

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Rushing to Bedtime

I can do a lot of things at once.  Mornings you’ll find me on the floor with a mouthful of toothpaste, brushing my teeth while simultaneously doing leg lifts.  (This can be dangerous – once I thought of something vulgar mid-leg-lift, laughed, and the toothpaste shot up into the air and came down splat onto […]

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January 16, 2012 I recently threw out a leftover ice cream cake covered in freezer burn.  I had completely forgotten it wedged in the freezer.  To some, forgetting about food in the freezer is unremarkable.  But for me – the fact that I had utterly forgotten there was a cake in the house, so thoroughly […]

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