Monthly Archives: November 2005

Stressed, Obsessed, and…Blessed(?)

…One of those “ess” words. The holidays are upon us so my inner analyst has been released. It isn’t a bad time to start gathering my thoughts. It actually seems like perfect timing to score my year in review, my … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: A Messy Blessing

After waking up way past the proper time for planning a feast that would shame the gods, and after freaking out over the conundrum of which item to cook first (hmm…turkey or ham) in my smaller-than-an-average oven, AND after contuniously … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mommy

Paying homage to this incredible lady is not easy, thank you very much. As multi-dimensional and complex as any puzzle, my mother is a contradiction. Let me describe to you what she was: She was one part, Betty Crocker and … Continue reading

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Fatherly Advice

“Quien quiere medio taza de cafe, se le da taza y medio.” ~Author Unknown (Loosely translated: Whomever wants a half-cup of coffee, give them a cup and a half) When pondering the neverending issues with Sara, I turned to the … Continue reading

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I got honorable mention…ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,HA!

Thanks once again to my fave blog, http://www.jamelah.net! A wonderful, wonderful place to be. Here was my submission (since I reserve all rights to it, except for the actual photo of Chris Cornell)…so here it is…Enjoy! Cornell 101: So I … Continue reading

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Drama and Raising A Sixteen Year Old Girl

Having had experience raising three boys (in an now defunct relationship), let me just say now that it was NO COMPARISON to raising a sixteen year old girl. Believe me. How many? Just one. How is that possible you say? … Continue reading

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Not good at Goodbyes

Or changes or regrets. Not good at packing my bags and pounding pavements. Not sorry for tears that were well-spent, the visions, the notions. Not sorry for the ideas that passed into oblivion; never having been fully realized or brought … Continue reading

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