Category Archives: Friendship

Happy Mother’s Day 2018

Sunday, May 13th 2018 With deepest empathy for all who may not be as deeply blessed right now as I am in this moment, I nonetheless apologetically unapologetically share my greatest joy. 2018-05-13 HAPPY MOTHERS DAY LOVE GAVIN AND CLARAJANE [1:01]:  … Continue reading

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I Love You Gavin

Friday, April 27th 2018   AT RISE: Mom and 6 y/o ClaraJane and <10 y/o Gavin are in the kitchen making birthday cupcakes and cake.  It is momentarily quiet. Girl:  I love you Gavin.  I’m happy for you.  I’m excited … Continue reading

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At Rise: Girls Are Smart

Wednesday, April 25th 2018   AT RISE:  Mom, 9 y/o Gavin and 6 y/o ClaraJane are in the kids’ bedroom getting dressed for school. ClaraJane:  “Girls are smart, girls are wise, girls have the power for the prize.” Gavin:  Wait, … Continue reading

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Yo Mamma Jokes

Wednesday, April 18th 2018   Standing in line for movie tickets in peaceful silence, out of nowhere my son pipes up: “YOU SHOULD GET THE SENIOR DISCOUNT!” I turn to him, incredulous; “You should see what your face looks like right … Continue reading

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Split Double Date Night

Sunday April 15th 2018 No babysitter, no problem. Dear Hubsand takes our daughter out for Dinner Date with Daddy:   And I take our son to the show! PS: At first I was afraid my date was defective…     … Continue reading

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Evidence They Get Along: School Breakfast

Thursday, April 12th 2018 That time when your daughter is telling you all about about how she can actually teleport (!), in her sleep or awake, from her bed all the way to your bed in the middle of the … Continue reading

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Meeting Manmeat

Tuesday, March 6th 2018 Stealing into town for a secret afternoon rendezvous with my Hubsand, I find him like this:   Eating of course!  Nonchalantly enjoying a little maintenance meal and casually holding up a building. When you love someone even … Continue reading

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