Monthly Archives: September 2012

Embracing It

I was on the phone with a friend the other evening while my children screamed, whined and antagonized one another.  My two-year-old seems to enjoy tormenting her brother.  Their relationship has evolved a bit from the early days. In the … Continue reading

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On Aging Swag

Don’t you just hate these little bumper stickers all over Facebook?  I do a lot of scrolling down because of them.  Once in a while, though, they get profound: Isn’t that the truth. At 40, I  sometimes find myself going … Continue reading

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My Wishes for My Son

In my early teens I moved to Pensacola, FL and started the 10th grade here.  Of course the thought of walking into a brand new school filled me with anxiety but it shouldn’t have.  Within a few weeks I made … Continue reading

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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

A few months ago I settled in with my six-year-old and selected a book from the pile that we had brought home from the library. Our selection was this one: And as I start reading the first page, I realized … Continue reading

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Salmon Fillet: From Sunday’s dinner to Monday’s lunch

Sundays are a busy time in the kitchen form me, between fixing dinner and doing prep work on my weekday lunches.  I’ve brown-bagged for years.  I’m that way.  I hate parting with money, and I strive to keep a healthy … Continue reading

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This, from 2001

For me the year 2001 was a year of phenomenal highs and lows, of milestones and setbacks.  I started the year by getting fired from my first “real” job.  This was a devastating blow in the year in which my … Continue reading

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