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Sucker Pie

This video from Manchester United player, Andreas Pereira, popped up in my Facebook newsfeed today.  A memory came rushing back. I was about five when I informed my mom I would be making sucker pie, my original creation, for dessert.…


another day in boy momdom

LinkedIn. Where we craft our professional persona, right? Well, here is how I recently began an email to a networking recommendation:   Dear Beth, Last week my son came home from a day of boy pack marauding wearing a…

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an ojo feary tale: part one

Dave, my host at my first night’s lodging in Ojo Caliente, guided me from the moment I crossed into New Mexico. He had warned GPS was unreliable and with a pretty big mountain thunderstorm underway and after 13 hours…

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toilet paper

About two years ago Mom came clean with us. No pun intended. She was spending the night with Max. I’m not sure where Bob and I were but Mom started bringing her own toilet paper to our house. I can’t remember…

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dead flowers in my windowbox

Okay, before you read this one you must first finish my earlier post today: rose of sharon If I were opting for a more controlled and managed reading experience I would not likely put these two posts so close…