Tag Archives: family

mom’s boyfriend.

My mom has a boyfriend. And it makes me feel… weird. There’s nothing wrong with her having a boyfriend. My dad died over five years ago. I want Mom to be happy. And she is super-friendly and outgoing. People like … Continue reading

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here’s the cake.

My nephew’s birthday cake. It’s really not very exciting… but a couple of you asked me to post… I don’t really know what possessed me to volunteer to do this cake. Yeah, I enjoy it mostly, but there are always … Continue reading

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not in the party mood.

This kid is not me. But the mood is perfect. … Tomorrow, I have to go to my nephew’s birthday party. It was kind of short notice since my sister forgot to tell me when it was. Yep… she totally … Continue reading

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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 am so bored. This has been going on for days. Maybe a week now. Part of it is physical… I’ve been having an exhaustion issue so I just don’t have the energy to do things. But fuck, I am … 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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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. #32

Sometimes someone does something nice. It’s kind of a miracle, really, as there is so much fucking hate in this world. Oh, hell, I just spent a month bitching about pretty much everything. But I’m forcing myself to think about … Continue reading

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