Archive for September 2011

What We're Missing

Every summer, my family rents a beach house in Connecticut. The cottages have changed over the years, but they are always within the same three block radius.  The past two years we’ve rented the same place, and in my eyes, it’s a keeper.  It has old, faded furniture neither the kids nor the dog can…

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I used to be fierce. Not as fierce as Linda Hamilton in T2, although I coveted her biceps.  Just fierce enough. It took me a long time to get there, and didn’t really happen until I was in my twenties.  I’d been shy as a kid and a teen, but a combination of factors pushed…

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A Plan

So it appears that I need some structure.  Without the kids here, demanding to be fed on a regular basis, I’m just wandering around the house, getting distracted by dirty socks and trying to keep them out of Harley’s mouth.  Order is called for. My new schedule — just so you know — is to…

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