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Nineteen years ago, I became a mother. I had no idea of the universes inside of me that would be revealed when this little person was born into our lives. This little person we made, who didn’t exist, and then did, who grew inside of my body, then entered the world totally dependent on us … Continue reading 19

The stuff of life

We’re headed to Greensboro today to buy a suit for our son. His prom is next weekend, and he’s going, and I guess the kids don’t rent tuxedos these days? I don’t know, I’m just along for the ride. Weekend after next, our son graduates high school. Twelve weeks after that, we’ll pack him up … Continue reading The stuff of life

Flex Day Flood Day

I awoke at 4:45am to my alarm and the sound of rain lashing against the windows. The kids’ school was on a 2-hour delay due to heavy rain and potential flooding, but our daughter’s swim practice was still on for 5:30. The last thing I wanted to do was get out of bed to drive … Continue reading Flex Day Flood Day

No time to moodle

Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. – Anonymous I’m in a funk.  As I mentioned in a previous post, amidst the busyness of summer, I am not spending much time in contemplation.  My writing is suffering for it. At first I didn’t mind.  I was having fun with the … Continue reading No time to moodle