Monthly Archives: October 2009

If you saw this, would you hire me?

(Hint:  the only right answer here is, YES!) After much consideration and ample poking and prodding from Jared, I’ve decided to apply for a temporary travel job from TheBigTrip.com. The deal is, basically, that you spend 3 months traveling – … Continue reading

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Marriage Counseling 101: The Dialogue

We’d spent our first session introducing ourselves and covering our individual backgrounds and medical histories while sitting next to each other on a small couch.  When we walked into our second marriage counseling session, we found two chairs set up … Continue reading

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Words are for pussies.

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Baby Got Back. Well, one of us does anyway.

I think I need about 3 days worth of sleep to catch up from this weekend. Once that is done, there may be pictures. In the meantime… Thanks to Kim for capturing this moment from the party, and to Maria … Continue reading

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Bring On The Sun

I’ve been a little anxious about this upcoming weekend. You see, here in central Florida it’s time for Avitaween – Avitable‘s ginormous Halloween party where about 100 people, including about 30 bloggers who I happen to adore, gather in costumes … Continue reading

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Living Without Trust. Or Control.

It wasn’t easy for me to make the decision to trust again. He asked for one more chance, and I counted up all the one more chances that had already been given.  And blown.  I sat in the dark with … Continue reading

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What To Say When You Don’t Know What To Say

I spent most of the day Monday pissed off. I didn’t have one specific reason.  I was just… annoyed.  I was frustrated with passive aggressive behavior being directed around me – because the point of passive aggressive is that it’s … Continue reading

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If you pretend like you’re their grandma, you’ll LOVE this.

On Sunday we – meaning me, Jared, Devin and Emma – set out for a day of fall festivities at a local pumpkin patch.  The temperatures  here in Florida were actually fall like, and it was the first family outing … Continue reading

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Communicating After Counseling

Sent at 10:16 AM on Friday Jared: Hey miss writer brittmariereints: miss writer? wha? are you mocking me? Jared: Don’t think to0 hard but no asking for help brittmariereints: oh ok Jared: tamieka is trying to write something for her … Continue reading

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I should have said…

“Are you nervous or excited?” I asked. Jared looked up from his half of the admissions packet we were filling out for our new marriage counselor.  He shrugged one shoulder and contorted his lips the way he always does when … Continue reading

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