Category Archives: forgiveness

My Knuckleheads 😻

Friday, January 17th 2020 I’m flying today, and remembering that the most important part of a trip is –often– What You Leave Behind. In my case, these koo-koo heads. Knuckleheads. Goobers. What’s in a name. The infinity I love you … Continue reading

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At Rise: Who Dunnit

Sunday, December 29th 2019 AT RISE: All is quiet in the yurt where The Oberhauser Four are beginning to stir. The morning sun is glinting off the tops of the winter trees visible through the skylight above. Suddenly the peace … Continue reading

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Christmas Night with Boharts 2019

Wednesday, December 26th 201 2019-12-25 It’s A Bohart Christmas [1:30]: https://youtu.be/wiqlCise2Fk 🎄🎄🎄

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It’s Open Honey, Go Ahead

Friday, November 22nd 2019   When the children hop off the yellow school bus this afternoon, us moms are still mid-chat.  Rain is pouring down, so ClaraJane starts trying to physically pry me from the conversation.  And because I have … Continue reading

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Try Everything (by Shakira)

November 2019   This song by Shakira is the story of my life. If I had to choose a swan song or funeral song this would probably be it: TRY EVERYTHING – Shakira C   F  C   G   C  … Continue reading

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At Rise: Look at Me

Thursday, November 7th 2019   AT RISE:  Mom is driving the rental car across the Bay Bridge to Oakland with Boy in the passenger seat. Boy:  [Stewie Style]  Mom! Hey!  Mum!  Mummy!  Mom! Mom:  [Turns to looks at Boy.] Boy:  … Continue reading

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A Healing Pilgrimage

Friday, October 4th 2019   In one of the stranger moves I’ve made in my life lately, I spent over six hours in the car on this day in order to go back to the scene of a very painful … Continue reading

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