Category Archives: forgiveness

At Rise: Very Stupid

Saturday, November 10th 2018   AT RISE:  Mom is snuggling the children to bed in dark, peaceful, cozy quietude. All:  [Quiet & peaceful.] Mom:  Oh!  you guys;  [Pause.]  *Pffffft.*  [Fart noise.] ClaraJane:  Mom, du-uh!  We know that.  You’ve said that … Continue reading

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At Rise: No Offense Mom

Monday, October 22nd 2018   At Rise:  Mom is answering Gavin’s question about reincarnation as espoused by the Hindu Religion Uncle Rob followed for decades. Mom:  So they believe that each lifetime is for the purpose of working through issues.  … Continue reading

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Bohart Beauties

October 20th 2018 My incomparable sister-in-law and my indomitable niece and my favorite Dog-Head-of-All-Time on their way to a dog show. #Olivia  #Liz  #Chico  #Bohart  #BeautyPageant ♥♥♥

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Life in the Dream

Thursday, October 11th 2018 I just love how my daughter’s reading has caught fire.   And how my son loves (needed, choose and appreciates) his new sneakers. And how he is a lanky jumble of limbs with shoes; just like … Continue reading

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Mamma Out

Thirsty, October 4th 2018 Sacred in the Mundane: It’s been nearly *two years* since I’d been OUT; to my “Cheers,” –the Thirsty Scholar- where they actually do know my name and are glad I came and time seems to stand … Continue reading

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Parenting: Unstuck Update

Wednesday, October 3rd 2018   Parenting a unicorn child can be so mysterious.  I don’t know why my daughter wanted my help getting dressed today, but I was happy to help her.  I don’t know why she agreed to the … Continue reading

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Parenting: Unstuck Cards

October 2nd 2018   So that didn’t take long; only 4 months.  Pshah. Today ClaraJane and I finally made her “Unstuck Cards,” as divined in the June 13th post titled “Parenting: Getting Unstuck.” I enlisted her help, so she could … Continue reading

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