Macklemore & Gemini

I was messing around on Giphy this week, trying to articulate my feeling bombarded by Gemini energy; I live with two, my boyfriend and my (now) 11-year old daughter. Since the Eclipse, I feel like the planets have turned up the volume considerably, and after a particularly rough week, I just wanted some quiet. As… Continue reading Macklemore & Gemini

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3: you ain’t seen nuthin’ yet.

LB in the grocery store: (to a complete stranger) LBHi! I getting this cereal. The other one is too expensive, but this one is good. Stranger (mildly amused)Oh, that's a good one, huh?LBYes, it IS a good one. I'm putting it in the cart now. Stranger(starting to laugh a little bit)Okay, you do that.LBWhat's your name?… Continue reading 3: you ain’t seen nuthin’ yet.

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Birthday interview with LB

I'm 27 today. I've  been out of high school 9 years, college 5 years. I'm just about 3 years into Mommyhood. I've had a mailing address in Colorado since 1996. I've lived on both East and West coasts. I asked my co-workers if they remember anything in particular about their Twenty Seventh year. 3 of them got married… Continue reading Birthday interview with LB

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Back to it

First day back to work was exhausting. I didn't stop answering the phone or filling out paperwork all day long. After a few hours though, you kind of get into your groove, like a runner at mile 11 in a marathon. Maybe I can track thisenjoyment back to my days as a pizza delivery girl, or waiting… Continue reading Back to it

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Lawyerdude and delight

Court was pretty uneventful yesterday. There were a total of 3 people in the room: Me, the judge and the lawyer who has taken me under his wing. Both the Petitioner and Respondent had to call into the courtroom, so there were two people on speakerphone the entire time. Very weird. If I were a… Continue reading Lawyerdude and delight

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Perfection at 8500 feet

Beautiful weather, awesome best friend, amazing daughter, Colorado high country, burning calories.  Great way to spend a Saturday.

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Why 4 Tens are worth it

Since LB is now a pro at climbing into my bed, I was greeted with a "wake up mommy" this morning at 7:30 am. Certainly beats the alarm going off at 5:30 am, unless the toddler turns on the alarm anyway after her attempts to wake you have failed. Things I got to do today that I usually… Continue reading Why 4 Tens are worth it