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  • Breaking Up


    I just ended a long relationship. Sixteen years. We went through a lot together, but in the end, I had to end it. No one understands the complexity involved in ending a relationship. In this case, our problems went beyond… Read More ›

  • A View of the Apocalypse


    My laptop has been missing all day. At first, I figured that I misplaced it somewhere in my room. Or that one of my kids borrowed it. No worries. I didn’t even look that hard. After all, it will show… Read More ›

  • That One Book


    There are two kinds of readers. The first is that precocious kid who was reading before pre-k. The kid whose parents didn’t know what to do because he had already read every book on the (enter grade level) curriculum and… Read More ›

  • For My Daughter, On Her 18th Birthday


    By: Her Mom (Which in no way makes this biased, one sided, or otherwise subjective, and should in no way slight any of my other kids who will turn 18 one day too. Now you all have something to look… Read More ›

  • Side Effects


    In the game of cancer defense, the key word is side effects. It was always there in the background, but now that the offensive season is over and the battle is more passive, everything seems to be a side effect…. Read More ›

  • Lessons from Stephen


    Originally posted on Writing Elves:
    It’s Stephen King’s birthday this week. Saturday, to be exact. I’ve been a Stephen King fan for quite some time now. I picked up Pet Semetary when I was in ninth grade. At the time, everyone was…


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