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Jul 26
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Shamelessly stolen from Samantha over at heartshapedleaves. Loving: My friends. We’ve had so many restrictions this summer thanks in part to various health concerns. I’m amazed by how many of you guys have kept close despite it. For that, I am truly grateful. Reading: The  World of Susie Wong. This book was written 1958 and reads like […]

Jul 26
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Nothing says I love you like a sharpened zanpakutō. Meet Sode No Shirayuki or Sleeved White Snow; Rukia Kuchiki’s sword from the anime series Bleach. Yesterday, was my 6 year anniversary of dating my now-husband Will. This sword was his gift to me. Something you probably wouldn’t guess, is that I have a deep appreciation […]

Jul 20
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Regular admission to the Dallas Zoo for the kids and I would normally set us back $30. Then there’s parking, $7. If we feed the giraffes it’s $5. If we feed the lorakeets it’s $1 per cup. If the kids ride the carousel, that would be $2 for each of them and the list goes […]

Jul 11
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Ahh, the Summer of Suck. Truthfully, this began as a Spring of Suck but 3 months later, my optimism has worn off and we call a spade a spade. Here is a composite time line detailing what exactly went wrong: Early April- Staph Early May- Staph (3 rounds total) Mid May- 2 unexpected deaths in the family. […]

Jul 02
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Jun 29
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Yesterday, we received news from the Supreme Court that Obamacare had been upheld. I think many were under the impression that results would be immediate. However, Universal Healthcare will be coming to a store near you in 2014. So in the mean time, where does one find affordable healthcare? That is a bit of a […]

Jun 28
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For better or for worse, there seems to be a media driven trend towards shame punishments. First, we had Tommy Jordan who shot his daughter’s laptop. The girl had used it to publicly complain about being forced to do housework. Then, there was Denise Abbot who used Facebook to punish her daughter with the words “I […]

Jun 22

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On the 19th, my mother called to tell me my grandmother had died.  Over the last 3 years, my grandmother had had a heart attack. She had survived and underwent a triple bypass surgery. Thankfully, she recovered. In recent months, she was diagnosed with cancer. She had survived hair loss and chemotherapy. Her cancer was […]

Jun 17
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Father’s Day is second only to Memorial Day as far as misunderstood holidays go. “I don’t know what to get him.”  “When he wants something, he goes out and buys it himself.” or “Men are so hard to shop for.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that over the years. So often […]

Jun 15
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As parents, we are very quick to self sacrifice for the sake of our families.  In my single years, I was a college student. I went to yoga twice a week and had meditation group on Thursdays. My husband was a passionate online gamer. These facts remained true until we had our first child. Suddenly, […]

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