Category Archives: family

mini golf.

Today was a beautiful day so I took the kids to our favorite mini golf course. I remain the reigning champion. My son is bitter. My daughter is less bitter. The place is beautiful. They color the water so it … Continue reading

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I have no title for this post.

[Edited to change post title. It was upsetting me too much.] ♥ My cousin. 45 years old. I’ve mentioned Joey before. See Thanksgiving 2015… and Thanksgiving 2016. He had cancer… a brain tumor that spread. After multiple surgeries, there was, eventually, … Continue reading

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outside.

I did not inherit Mom’s gardening expertise. It’s rather unfortunate. If I had any clue what the hell I was doing, I might actually enjoy it. And not hate dirt and bugs quite as much. Okay, let’s not get ridiculous. … Continue reading

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the perk. #31 (I know, I’m shocked, too.)

I hope you were sitting down. I wouldn’t want anyone to sustain an injury. It has been 109 days since my last perk. I bet you never thought you’d see one again. Yeah, neither did I. It’s not easy to … Continue reading

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power failure.

Well, fuck. We lost power for 4.5 hours today. I know it’s not that bad… it could have been much longer. One year when storms were especially bad (and frequent), my mom was without power for 8 days. But 4.5 hours … Continue reading

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give me a hand.

I haven’t been able to write. It’s not a writer’s block thing. It’s a time thing. I’ve fallen so far behind with email… I have over 50 post notifications I haven’t gotten to. I am going to have to skip … Continue reading

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