Monthly Archives: April 2010

That tiny roar

My daughter is at home today. The last two days have been crashing defeats at school, and we’re at a loss to figure out what to do next. On Monday, her teacher called me, frantically, right as I was walking … Continue reading

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…and baby makes 19

Did anyone else read this “story”¬†on the Duggars? Are you one of the legions of fans (perhaps not of them, but of their show) that follow them faithfully? How into Jon and Kate were you? (Be honest!) The piece is … Continue reading

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Friday Film

I read Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love a while back, and didn’t adore it, but it was interesting. I saw this on another blog I read, and it really spoke to me. I think she’s right on, in a number … Continue reading

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Ode to Chick-fil-a

If you’re not from parts South, this may be lost on you, but it made my day. Nothin’ like Chick-fil-a, baby…

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O Child

O child, my own…you’ve begun that lengthening into Boy. Fingers in the mud, dribble of that last popsicle down your arms, you delve into the earth like you delve into your pancakes. Never silent, always wordless, pecking at your mother’s … Continue reading

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That creepin’ feelin’

Lately it’s been hard to write, hard to piece together something coherent. It’s not like my life is any more tragic than anyone else’s, or necessarily any better. It’s not that work is hard, though it is frequently. And it’s … Continue reading

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Rebirth

Some photo thoughts. February: March: April: The blooms are falling to the ground today. Here and gone in a moment. But what a moment!

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