Archive | April, 2014

Ripe Red Raspberries

  Last year for Easter I danced with my little boy in the rain. This year, I decided to go on a long, luxurious run. Along the water down at the marina. For as many miles as I wanted, because today I had the time. It was a beautiful day. A perfect day for a […]

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Eat The Peach

  If I knew that today would be the last time I’d see you, I would hug you tight and pray the Lord be the keeper of your soul. If I knew that this would be the last time you pass through this door, I’d embrace you, kiss you, and call you back for one […]

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A World of Hopes and A World of Fears

  I don’t need a little break from you. I don’t. And I won’t. I am not scared. I will not look away. I will look into your eyes. I am going to hold your hand. And smooth the hair from your forehead. And if you want to talk, we will talk. And if you […]

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Like A Room Without A Roof

  I was at Disneyland again today with the kids – hanging out in Toon Town, which is a decidedly uncool waste of time. When a peculiar and enlightening thing happened. I came upon a good looking dad who – momentarily mistaking me for his wife – opened his arms in irritation and began to […]

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Next Stop Disneyland!

  So we took the kids to Disneyland today. At 7:47 a.m. To get there before the park even opened. Because one of us had a plan. (Hint: It was not me.) I have not been to Disneyland since I was about 10 years old. And, frankly, the thought of organizing such an outing overwhelms […]

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Everything We Want

  I am on a road trip this week. With my lovely friend and our crazy kids. Driving a gigantic van stuffed full of cheddar bunnies, cuties, and electronic devices. It has been a long drive from point A to point B. Technically. But not really. I mean, how often do you find yourself surrounded […]

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