Monthly Archives: April 2011

Tugs at my heart

I always thought I would have kids. I met my fave working at a summer camp, for Pete’s sake. It was always part of our plan. Then, I couldn’t see the joy in anything. Things got complicated. I couldn’t see … Continue reading

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Not Quite…

I was talking to my cousin last night (mom to four under 5!) who had a large rummage sale while we were in Mexico. I told her that we were looking into foster-to-adopt, and when she had her next rummage … Continue reading

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It’s Thursday! Time to be Thankful

This week just flew by. I guess that’s what happens when you’ve been on vacation and have a pile of paperwork nose-high on your desk! This week, I am thankful: For a wonderful, relaxing time on the beach with my … Continue reading

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Fears

Like any good listmaker, I had a bunch of questions for our first foster/adopt meeting. Most of them I can live with “either way” I just want to know the answer to. Does the state cover the cost of day … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursdays–the pre vacation edition

I meant to post this yesterday, but work was already going to be busy, with going on vacation, and then some extra things came up (like, oh, a TV appearance for me 🙂 We leave in ONE day to go … Continue reading

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Cancelled

We were supposed to go to our first meeting for prospective parents at the LGBT center tonight. The meeting has been cancelled. In fact, they cancelled this whole series, and will be beginning a new one called “how kids impact … Continue reading

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Living in my head

I am definitely a planner. Read a bunch of books about weddings before planning mine. Read a ton about buying a house, imagined being a landlord, before doing it. When I was young, I imagined “worst case scenarios.” And how … Continue reading

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Trippy

I saw an acoustic singer perform the other night at a small venue. When I went up to look at the merch table, I stood there eyeing the album cover. I made some bad joke about dirty dishes making me … Continue reading

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Not Moving

My marathon-training favorite got up bright and early to go run “just a half-marathon.”  I have had a long week at work and really wanted to sleep in. The pup had other ideas. So, we got up, went for a … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge

Awhile back, I heard of the A to Z book Challenge. You pick either the author or the title, and try to read one book for each letter throughout the year. The Bo.rders near us was closing it’s doors, and … Continue reading

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