Monthly Archives: November 2010

Not sure what to say.

I ran into a neighbor from our hold neighborhood this week. The last time I saw her she was single with two children. When I saw her the first thing I noticed was that she is very clearly expecting another … Continue reading

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How we compromise.

Most evenings my husband and I sit and watch television or talk together. The shows we watched are usually documentaries or sitcoms. We don’t argue about what to watch after all these years together we just know where the middle … Continue reading

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Nothing is right…

I think that everyone has someone on their Christmas list that is impossible to buy for. My father-in-law is that person on our shopping list. He is the person who has everything wants nothing but criticizes what he is given. … Continue reading

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He won…

Tonight was the big Boy Scout cake auction and judging. My son had high hopes that our entry would do well and maybe take the prize. I actually thought we had put in a very strong entry but in the … Continue reading

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Not a fun week.

I have had three allergic reactions this week. They have been making a complete wreck of my life. I have been unable to get anything done and feel completely drained and ill. My face is a complete wreck and I … Continue reading

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Just not sure…

How do you let your children grow up when you just aren’t ready? My son is ready to explore the world on his own but I just can’t get behind the idea. This weekend we are sending him on a … Continue reading

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Retirement…

My father has been retired for quite a while. My mother thought that last year she was going to retire but was mistaken. She had misunderstood the retirement age for people born in the year that she was. She ended … Continue reading

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Time flew…

For three out of the last four days I have probably slept 10-14 hours each day. I wasn’t sleeping of my own free will and I wasn’t sleeping because of I was severely depressed or something. The truth is that … Continue reading

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Growing up fast…

I realize just about every day that my oldest son is no longer a little boy and is verging on being a teenager. This week we discussed the fact that Christmas is coming up soon and some possible ideas for … Continue reading

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Always cooking and nothing to eat…

Each and every day of the week I find myself cooking or baking something. The weird thing is it always seems like someone is saying that there is nothing to eat. Yesterday I baked a pumpkin pie, 5 pounds of … Continue reading

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No self control…

I have no self control when it comes to candy. I typically don’t keep much in the house because I just can’t keep my fingers out of it. Having two children who went trick-or-treating does not help this problem at … Continue reading

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I tried…

Our next door neighbor is elderly and is dealing with cancer treatment. Today while they were gone I went out and raked about 1/2 of their yard. There yard has a ton of leaves and I knew that he would … Continue reading

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Relishing each day…

It occurred to me this morning that we have lived in our house two years already. It seems like only yesterday that we moved in. I have to share that I quite literally relish each and every morning in our … Continue reading

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She gets me sort of…

When it comes to having a relationship with my mother I have always felt that my mom really doesn’t understand me. We have never been super close. My mom just isn’t the type of person that you can confide your … Continue reading

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