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Learn the Back Story

At the end of our first month on the road, I wrote about some of the lessons we’ve learned from traveling. One of the lessons I told you I learned was: 11. People and places can surprise you. Even if … Continue reading

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Ten.

As of about two o’clock this morning, I am officially the mother of a ten year old. Ten. One Zero. It now takes two whole digits to accurately describe him.  Or rather, his age.  It obviously takes more than mere … Continue reading

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The Ocean Doesn’t Care

“It doesn’t matter if you go to the ocean to fill up a thimble or a bucket, the ocean doesn’t care” – Wayne Dyer There is no better place to ask questions than beside the ocean. Because the ocean doesn’t … Continue reading

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She’ll be a woman, soon. A hairy, hairy woman who can reach anything she wants in the whole wide world.

“Is this for the shower?” Emma asked. I was going through my morning “get ready” routine while she and Devin waited patiently for me to take them to school. “Yep,” I replied. “What’s it do?” she asked. “It takes your … Continue reading

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Romance

We almost never do anything for Valentine’s Day. I almost always end up disappointed because I like to set my expectations high and assume that history is no way to accurately predict future results. Sure, he’s never bought flowers, but … Continue reading

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Mr. Washington

I’ve often said that you can learn something from everyone. I realize that some people think that’s terribly naive and idealistic, but I’m getting used to (and slightly more comfortable with) the fact that someone will always think the beliefs … Continue reading

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