Category Archives: mental health

June 2017 Fantasy Blog List

June 2017 “Life is good; there’s just so much of it!” ~Mary Margaret Breed Life’s moved too fast and my electronics have moved too slow to document things here lately like I like.  Here as a poultice for my soul … Continue reading

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Parenting Adventures: 9 y/o Teenage Edition – Part II

Wednesday, May 17th 2017 – continued Collecting the kids from the bus I take them to a park and give my son this letter. He was frankly my very sweet boy again and seemed rather pleased to receive the note; … Continue reading

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Adventures in Parenting: 9 y/o Teenage Edition – Part I

Aka:  How to Not Kill Your Kid Wednesday, May 17th 2017 I definitely wanted to throttle my first born yesterday (Tuesday at Grandma’s).  Somehow I narrowly avoided that treachery and settled on proverbially ripping him a couple new a$$holes instead. Stressful … Continue reading

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At Least He Ain’t a Black Guy

Thursday, May 11th 2017 Because the U.S. political scene under Hair Trump has become so profoundly batshit unhinged bizarro-world crazy town, I don’t EVEN try to explain it to my kids these days.  But because we’re going to be stuck … Continue reading

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Heineken “Worlds Apart” for the Win

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 Amidst the absolutely insane political culture we got brewing around the whole world today, looka this shining beautiful nugget.   Heineken | Worlds Apart | #OpenYourWorld [4:26]:   Bravo Heineken!!!  

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May Day Maturity

Monday, May 1st 2017 After the ecstasy of the birthday party on Sunday, and forgoing activism (International Worker’s Day and Immigrants Rights) on Monday, the afternoon of Gavin’s actual birthday found us at home with new toys and play. 2017 … Continue reading

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April Escape Into the Mystic

April 19th-21st 2017 April Break Escape:  Mystic, CT Definitely left pieces of our hearts in Mystic! Part I:  2017-04-19 INTO THE MYSTIC CT [2:42]:   Part II:  2017-04-20 MYSTIC POOL TIME AT THE TABER INN [1:20]:   Part III:  AQUARIUM (wherein … Continue reading

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