Category Archives: just everyday life

Chicken hospitals, E.R. visits, and the flu.

It started, as most things do in this family, with a chicken. In this particular case, it was a sick chicken with a droopy head, cloudy eyes, and hunched shoulders.  This poor lady didn’t want to eat (even when placed … Continue reading

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Saved by a note.

My seven year old hands me another handwritten note.  It is the third or fourth one I’ve received today. Eden tries to pass it off to me while I’m smack in the middle of dinner preparations.  “Honey, why don’t you put that … Continue reading

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Stepping on Horcruxes.

Gentle Reader, I am alive. A few of you have expressed concern at my longer than normal silence (which did make me feel loved, unless you are all a bunch of stalkers and then I feel alarmed.)  But I am … Continue reading

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You can’t drive a car without knowing the truth about Santa.

The new swimming season is in full swing.  That means I am spending a good portion of my day sitting on a hard bench as my three children take turns swimming laps and practicing dives. Tonight, Eden  is in the stands … Continue reading

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Reorganized priorities.

I’m waiting at the stoplight, hoping to get a green arrow through this crowded intersection, wondering if I managed to trip that elusive trigger in time.  I have eight million things I desperately need to accomplish tonight and shaving a … Continue reading

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Summer lays dying.

This week thousands of children went back to school, here in Indiana. It’s a bittersweet time for me. On the one hand, I can rejoice that we haven’t started back to school (because I am in no way mentally prepared … Continue reading

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Chicken salad for dinner.

Eden, my seven year old, is in the backyard playing with a friend.  They jump on the trampoline, run up and down our hill, then climb up the slide on our swingset before collapsing in a sweaty heap on the … Continue reading

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