Monthly Archives: August 2010

On Karen

My gift, I think, is to help people feel less alone in their messes.  To remind them that we have all cried in the dark, avoided our reflection in the mirror, ruined someone else’s day, and lived to tell about … Continue reading

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And then there were four.

I can’t stop looking at them. They are so tall.  Their voices are so much deeper.  They have made plans and schemes since June and they are eager to share them with me. Emma leapt into my arms, buried her … Continue reading

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Alone in a Crowd.

There are few things more demoralizing than feeling alone in a crowd of 2,400 people. 2,400 people who are supposed to be like minded people. 2,400 people who are SO EXCITED TO SEE… everyone else. 2,400 people who are specifically … Continue reading

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Colossal

Today I am tired of being the colossal fuck up. I’m tired of being the one who gets in a fight with her husband in public. I’m tired of being the one who gets lost on a 5k in Central … Continue reading

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I cannot wait to tell you

About taking the train from the airport instead of a taxi or shuttle – and making it just fine! About standing in line for two hours in Times Square to hopefully score cheap tickets to my first Broadway show – … Continue reading

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On our way. Barely.

I picked out my clothes the night before to save time. I got out of bed when the first alarm went off, 15 minutes before the second alarm would tell me it was actually time to get out of bed. … Continue reading

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It’s Cool To Cure Stuff

Tomorrow I leave for New York City.  I’m excited to spend time in the city with my husband and then go to BlogHer. But more importantly, at least to me, my kids come home a week from today.  The day … Continue reading

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