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I am a fairy searching for sneakers in a bag that works…

At bedtime tonight tucking the Muppets in, I was informed by the younger Muppet that I should just give her $4. “Give you $4? For what?” Well, apparently the ‘tooth fairy’ has been slacking she informs me. In the past … Continue reading

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paint the talons blue…

This has been a girly week. The boy has been away at camp, so I am left to entertain, or be entertained by just the Muppets. Today we went shopping for new dresses and shoes. They keep growing so dresses … Continue reading

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répondez, s’il vous plaît…

My fault. Clearly my fault. I ranted and raved about the demise of letter writing in one of my first ever blogs. I even made it one of my New Year Resolutions. To write more letters. To get more personal. … Continue reading

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it just stinks…

Death stinks. I mean it stinks all around, but literally, it stinks! Something has died somewhere in my front yard. A few days ago I smelled the funk as I was walking up my walk. It was just as the … Continue reading

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Is it Monday yet?

Friday morning. I almost overslept. Hubby is out-of-town so I go into full-blown panic mode about not waking up on time and children missing the school buses. I end up barely sleeping, waking each hour, until finally falling into deep … Continue reading

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don’t mess with the bull…

If we pass on the street and you should see me pushing an old stroller with a headless baby mannequin, please do not judge me. It will be the thing keeping me sane through the upcoming teen years. There will … Continue reading

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if I could move mountains…

Sometimes people surprise you. Sometimes that surprise is so grand, so wonderful, so touching, that it brings on an overwhelming rush of emotions. This weekend I was surprised by my own daughter. It was everything grand, and wonderful, and it … Continue reading

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