Category Archives: all about me

Oh Deer! Oh Gnome!

TweetMaybe it was Amelie. Maybe it was southern summer nights. Maybe it was me. Maybe it was you. But I sure love gno-omes. Garden gnomes in animated films? Meh. But real, serious, ceramic, wood or even resin garden gnomes. I … Continue reading

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The Numbers

TweetDan and I go to “MegaCorp” each year for a health screening. It’s a Know Your Numbers campaign. They want you to know all your numbers, your good and bad cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure, BMI… circumference… etc. The past three … Continue reading

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Drops of Awesome – The Book – Coming Soonish

TweetI’m thrilled, in that YayButOhWOWIHaveTonsOfWorkToDo sort of way, to announce that I just signed on with California-based publisher Familius to create a book based on the ideas in my blog post, Drops of Awesome. I cannot think of a better … Continue reading

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I Tried so Bad!

TweetLately the kids in our family add “so bad” to the end of any sentence to mean they are really serious about what they’re saying. Examples: Cousin Ellie while swimming – “Kick so bad, mom. Kick so BAD!” Wanda – … Continue reading

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Day of Moms

TweetDan made breakfast for breakfast and breakfast for dinner. They made me presents at school and I set up the hammock Dan bought me right in the middle of the living room so it wouldn’t get rained on. We read … Continue reading

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Wherein One of My Wildest Parenting Fantasies is Fulfilled on Mothers’ Day Eve Courtesy of Martin Scorsese

TweetSome Mothers’ Day gifts are planned. A hand squished in cement and bejeweled with fish tank marbles. A scarf. The hammock you texted a picture of to your husband and he asked if it was lame if you picked it … Continue reading

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