Monthly Archives: May 2014

Let me tell you a story…

When I was growing up my dad read me a bedtime story every night.  We worked our way through picture books when I was little, moving on to young adult fiction (a.k.a. “chapter books”) as I got older, including “The … Continue reading

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Groceries for Thought

Whole Foods.  It’s not just a place to spend $100 on $25 worth of food. Like, look at the advertisement I found in the window here! I think this means that I am supposed to buy a bacon cheese burger … Continue reading

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Apple of my Eye

May 11-17 is Retinoblastoma Awareness Week I am writing this post in honor of my parents and for other people whose lives are/were affected by retinoblastoma. While very few people would describe my life (or me) as “normal,” my clicking … Continue reading

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Socks Education

“I wish you would put on your socks,” I said to my son one morning as he sat dressed, but barefoot, on the couch. Matter-of-factly he replied, “Your wish is not coming true.” I laughed.  I sighed.  I then chased … Continue reading

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Holding on to Baggage

I love a challenge.  This is one of the reasons I like to take my kids skiing in Colorado. Nothing is more challenging than flying with small children. To be fair, with the advent of the iPad and with the … Continue reading

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