Tag Archives: motherhood

Family-ish love

If we are lucky growing up, we have a family that loves us. Maayyyybeeee they don’t like us all the time, but they put up with our crap, feed us and tell us we’re awesome, even when we feel less than that. They are related to us, so they feel obligated…most of the time. Not […]

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The BEST seasoning…

Last night …2am My two ‘co-night owls’, teen 1 and teen 2 and me hovering over the kitchen island, chatting about ‘stuff’. Frying up some egg and grilled cheese sandwiches…ahhh nothing like comfort food in the wee hours of the morning.  Amirite? When I think of comfort food, I always think about my momma…coincidentally today […]

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Becoming Momma…

An energetic twenty-three year old, a freshly minted newlywed, passionately teaching art in a middle school and completely obsessed with babies! Babies! Babies! A lifetime ago, six lifetimes actually and twenty years later, this mother’s day powerfully drew me back to my “pre-momma” days. My 17 year old ‘baby’, you know, the one that forever […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.