Monthly Archives: March 2009

For a dear friend in mourning

“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even … Continue reading

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My four-year-old is the most inclusive relativist in the WORLD. ‘Cause existential philosophy takes a back seat to brussels sprouts when you’re four. Me: Ok, your turn to pray, St. A. St. A: Dear God. Me: (Waiting. Peeking after a … Continue reading

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My role as saucy reporter

President McDreamy! President McDreamy! Over here! Over here! Yes. Thank you. My question is this: how do you know that if we don’t keep throwing (my) money at these large corporations, that life as we know it will end? I … Continue reading

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i thank You God for most this amazing day:for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky;and for everything wich is natural which is infinite which is yes (i who have died am alive again … Continue reading

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Luck o’the Latinos

I know it’s a day after, but my daycare provider sent this photographic evidence of the cruel and unusual tactics she uses with my 11-month-old.

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