Confirmation

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Okay, okay. It's been two and a half months since I posted. A lot has happened. Right now I'd like to tell you about one of the big things that's been going on in my world. A couple of days after I last wrote here, I met with a teacher at a local … [Read more ...]

Screen Fast

screen time

Once upon a time, I had a four-year-old and a one-year-old and no TV. I also didn't have a smart phone or a tablet, although I did have a computer. In those days, I had less screen time, and my kids had very little to none. And then things … [Read more ...]

At the Stoplight

poetry traffic light

I am taking a class at the university's downtown campus this semester - English 102, Introduction to Poetry. My other class this semester is a math class for prospective teachers, and when I finish these two classes I will be finished with my … [Read more ...]

Pizza Crust Pandemonium

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I've been feeling a little bit sheepish about my lack of blogging. I've been meaning to come back here and give an update on what's happening in my life. I want to tell you all what's happening with my return to school, my running, the continuing … [Read more ...]

Six Years of Jacob

Birthday

Two days ago my son Jacob turned six. And then I cried. Birthdays are so bittersweet. My son was super-excited about his birthday. He had been counting down the days for weeks. He told anyone who would listen that he was turning six soon - in … [Read more ...]

On Winging Life and Winging Forgiveness

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It's been ages, but today I felt compelled to write a Forgiveness Friday post. Today, specifically, I'm thinking about forgiving is something we have to just wing it in life, which includes forgiveness. You can find my other posts on forgiveness by … [Read more ...]

Run Mama Run

Red and sweaty, post-run

I am not what you would call the athletic type. My mother loves to tell the story of how, during the first grade race at my elementary school track and field day, I came in dead last. It wasn't because I was slow, so much as that I didn't care to … [Read more ...]