Category Archives: Injuries

Lights and Shadows

Life is composed of lights and shadows, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows. Most things are good, and they are the strongest things; but there are evil things too, … Continue reading

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Sister Love

“Siblings that say they never fight are most definitely hiding something.” –Lemony Snicket Ev began his week merping about his sister. One morning he came down the stairs complaining loudly. I usually can tell Ev is about to go on … Continue reading

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Nothing Like a Pair of Rocket Swimming Boots

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” –Mary Oliver I’m interrupting tonight’s regularly scheduled blog post for an Ev update. In 24 years of mothering, I haven’t escaped many experiences—good and … Continue reading

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