Monthly Archives: March 2015

MicroBlog Monday: Picture Imperfect

One of the things that sucks about being a single mom is not having another person around to take pictures. It is hard enough to get decent pictures of a toddler but it is impossible to capture those fun or … Continue reading

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How To Pack With a Toddler

This move is completely different than any I have done before. I have a toddler now and that is a game changer. Normally, I would leave most of the packing and cleaning for the last three days, then pack late … Continue reading

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Last Day of Work

Well, I made it to my last day of work. I got a text at 8pm asking if I could come in 20 minutes early. I was about to get in the shower with Wallace and then get us to … Continue reading

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Is This Real Life?

As the 4pm news started on NPR, they read the headlines of the stories coming up. While coralling Wallace to the table for dinner (shush, it has been a long day), I heard “kill gays and lesbians with bullets to … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Checklist

I am so weary and worn out from these past 9 months of physical and emotional stress. The move is looming and I managed to not get any packing done yesterday so I am trying to make up for it … Continue reading

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RIP Terry Pratchett

I just learned, through a post on Autostraddle, that Terry Pratchett died 10 days ago on March 12th. I went looking for articles and shed some tears. He was a brilliant author and though he had Alzheimer’s and did not … Continue reading

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This Moment

My sweet baby is sleeping in his pack n play across from me. He is wearing heart pajamas with his arms around Froggy. Today, we packed, played, cleaned, napped, met my friend Debbie at the park, had pho, and then … Continue reading

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