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Savannah Artist Proves There’s No Such Thing as Too Late or Too Old

I met Bill Rousseau at the City Market Art Center. My family was walking through the studio galleries, marveling at the talent and weeping at the beauty we couldn’t bring home. Some of us wept inwardly while some of us, … Continue reading

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It’s Okay Not To Be Okay

“It’s okay not to be okay” – Jessie J, Who You Are Sometimes happiness is hard. It’s ironic, I know. Shouldn’t happiness be easy? It can be. But I don’t believe we can remain happy without dealing with seasons of … Continue reading

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On My 11th Wedding Anniversary

I flipped through my wedding album last night in preparation for writing a post about my 11th wedding anniversary for today. I was caught off guard by how much had changed since those photos were taken 11 years ago. Marriages … Continue reading

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On Getting Rid Of My Shoes

“Are you sure you want to do this?” “No.” “It’s still early.  You can wait.” “No, it’s better this way.  It won’t be any easier in four months.” Jared gave me an encouraging pat on the back and I began … Continue reading

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Closing Time

Today is the last day of school for the kids before their Christmas break, that glorious in limbo time when reality seems to stop for a weeks.  No alarm clocks. No homework. No scheduled lunches and tests. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Is It Too Late For 10 Things I Learned In 2009? (See also: rhetorical questions.)

You know why blogs are better than babies? Because you can ignore them for days and days and weeks and weeks and they are still here. Don’t try that shit with babies.  Seriously. I plan to tell you all about … Continue reading

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Because I can change the world.

We are, I think, as a people, a community of head shakers. We like to stand around and shake our heads and cluck our tongues and admonish the world around us. We are aghast at how bad the world is … Continue reading

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The Worst Day

I thought I had survived The Apocalypse. I thought I had lived through the worst. I was wrong. Yesterday, in the early afternoon hours, I received an email that would forever change the course of my life.  It would, I … Continue reading

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In which I quote Dora and the Bible and reassure you that I’m fine. Basically.

I know it’s hard to read about someone else’s pain. Well, unless you’re an asshole, I suppose. But for most people, coming face to face with someone’s heartache and fear and doubts – and not being able to do a … Continue reading

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Dinner With The Past. Oh, and old sex dreams (<— sensationalist titles, oh my!)

“Hey, Smiley,” he said as he folded his 6 foot plus frame into the front seat of my two door convertible. Smiley, he said.  And I did.  And in the same instant I forgot about how I had just spent … Continue reading

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