Why I needed to see a garlic sprout

January 10, 2014
Blog about raising girls

I can’t remember the context or the location, just the words. “I hated it when my parents wouldn’t come look at what I was doing.” I stared at him, my manly husband who rarely spoke of childhood except to recount a few crazy adventures. And I stored this idea in my heart and vowed to […]

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When a disease takes residence..

August 3, 2012

It’s 2 am here and I am blogging. I am not waiting for a college student to come home or cooing an infant back to sleep. My stomach, with the deep empty feeling,  woke me because I didn’t take care of myself today. And now I need to wait, 15 minutes at least (enough time […]

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Long Road Trip or Practicing Thanks

May 18, 2012

If you have five minutes, we double dog dare you to spend it writing here  1. Write for 5 minutes flat – no editing, no over thinking, no backtracking2. Link back here and invite others to join in.3. Please visit the person who linked up before you & encourage them in their comments. OK, are […]

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Happy Birthday Mom

December 8, 2011

Happy Birthday Mom. Miles and circumstances out of your control separate us this year. I wish I could knock on your door, with a big bouquet of flowers, to celebrate your day with you. I can’t decide what to buy you this year so I give you some memories (because yours is so bad!). I […]

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