Category Archives: family

birthday cake.

Yesterday was my daughter’s birthday. She is officially 11 years old now. If you follow me on instagram (which is not at all exciting), I posted about going out to dinner last night… which was delicious. I think I enjoyed … Continue reading

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then and now.

[I post this at the risk of showing my age. But I’ll never confirm anything so let’s just forget all about that right now. Thanks.] Let’s face it… this owl was kind of a dick. He totally stole that kid’s … Continue reading

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alone time. plus lunch.

Alone time. I’m about to have more of it. I know a lot of parents are thrilled when their kids go back to school, but I’m not. Being alone is not a good thing for me. Not right now. Especially not … Continue reading

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went away again.

As I mentioned, I have been taking every opportunity to get the hell out of town… to escape my ‘life‘ even though much of it comes with me. I was gone again for a couple of days. [I scheduled that … Continue reading

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can eyes get bluer?

I recently attended my nephew’s birthday party where I saw my ‘step-aunt‘. [Is that even a thing? ‘Step-aunt’? She is my uncle’s wife (mom’s brother), but she is his second wife. But she’s my aunt just as much as his … Continue reading

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random things. #1?

Hi. I don’t think I have much to say. I guess we’ll find out, huh? Anyway… I’m just going to write… and maybe share a few pictures. I’m sure this will be painfully boring for you. I’m sorry. I wish … Continue reading

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wish I were there.

When I was a kid, I hated living in my small hometown in Rhode Island. It’s boring, I would say. There’s nothing to do, I’d complain. I wish we lived somewhere more exciting. Boy, was I wrong. I long for those … Continue reading

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disappearing act.

Wouldn’t it be great if after disappearing for almost a week, I came back and told you that life is good? That my mood has lifted… my kids are having loads of summer break fun and are getting along famously… … Continue reading

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