Category Archives: forgiveness

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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Cousin Sleepover with ClaraJane & Mary

September 28-29, 2019 Magna-Tiles, bunkbeds, snacks, playtime and pumpkin bread, oh my!   Thanks Uncle James, Aunt Amanda and Bubble Wow! And thanks MARY for being the best BIG little cousin/niece we could dream of! ♥♥

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AT RISE: Solve EVERYTHING – aka: Boy Misses Bus Part Deux

Monday, September 16th 2019 (See  Missing the Bus… and Other Parenting Negotiations).   To Wit: ONCE IS  A FLUKE TWICE IS A PATTERN THREE TIMES IS A PROBLEM AT RISE:  Mom is driving Boy to school after missing the bus a second … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Acceptance

Friday, September 13th 2019:  Part 2 of 2   AT RISE:  The Girls are still on their Mommy-Daughter Dinner Date, laughing at this photo of Peter Parker. CJ [Voicing the cat]:  ‘When I jumped up here, my donkey didn’t make it!’ … Continue reading

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AT RISE: Forgiveness

Friday, September 13th 2019:  Part 1 of 2     AT RISE:  The Ladies are enjoying a Mommy-Daughter dinner date at the Middle East Restaurant in Central Square, Cambridge MA. ClaraJane:  Mom, it’s okay when you say ‘ass.’ Mom:  ?! … Continue reading

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