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Early Morning Compositions

I woke at 5:05 a.m. on the only day of the week I didn’t have to get up early and could not for the life of me fall back to sleep. My brain started to whir and rattle, still clearing the … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

“Good morning mama!” Ev pokes his face right into mine as he greets me. “I didn’t get fedden, Mama. I’m really oh so hungry.” It’s early, but how can I complain? At least he’s not going downstairs, helping himself to … Continue reading

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The Story Telling

Some days I just sit back and enjoy the ride. If Life With Ev were an amusement park ride I think it would be called Something like “Fireball Tornado Twister Speed Rush”. Seriously, it were possible to harness the energy … Continue reading

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Hope Rises

Ev has more parents than peers. His sister packed his backpack, read the information packet from the teacher and told me not to forget to pick up two vinyl folders on my way home. “Yes, dear.” I responded with a … Continue reading

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No Haircuts for Hippies

I’ve been told I’m a surprising mix of a girl–that I’m out of the box, that I beat to my own drum, that I am “unique”. And I suppose, it’s all true. At heart, I’m a bit of a free-spirited … Continue reading

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Joie De Vie

The past week has been exhausting for many reasons—Ev’s remaining front tooth had to be surgically removed, work has been very busy with everything but the work I need to finish for my job, the kitchen faucet broke, the weeds … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Walnut Trees

The sound of rain pounding on my window woke me and lulled me back to sleep a moment later. Without realizing it, I slept an extra hour and woke with a start to Ev’s smiling face staring down at me. … Continue reading

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