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Waving the Flag (Football) in the name of Monkey.

There are so many feelings that go into parenting. It's a damn roller coaster. Up one day and feeling like gold and down the...

Mama Got a P!NK Birthday Present!

In less than ten days, I turn 35 years youngish. I've lost ten of the 25 pounds that I was hoping to make kick...

Read for the Record with Lakeshore!

Education is a fairly big deal in my life. I grew up with teachers. I grew up with a Mama who instilled in me...

QOTSA with The Boyfriend

Last night, the Boyfriend and I got our music mojo back with one of the final shows at the Gibson Amphitheater. We've been recovering from...

Monkey Rocks First Day of School!

First week of school in the books and Monkey has survived. https://www.instagram.com/p/dAg82xtXds/ I remember my first days of school. Always full of anticipation and eagerness. I...

Monkey Weight.

I never struggled with body image issues as a little girl. It wasn't until I was a woman that those ugly things started popping...

The Man with the Broken Face.

I've been living in a world these last few days, littered with the beeps and whirs of hospital machinery and the continued feeling of...

Absence Makes the Mama Cranky

When I was single, I used to relish my time alone. Solo time. Those moments when the quiet would simply fade into writing. Writing...

Road Trippin’ to the Lost Abbey

I love exploring parts of worlds that I think I already know really well, and find places I didn't know where there. Every time...

Running Mama: Post 13.1

This past Monday, I got up and went for a run. As I lay in bed thinking about staying there, going to the gym...

Mom Stuff

Not to be cliche, but it’s been a while since I’ve written. When I stopped blogging, it was mostly because I was focusing on the...
This evening I did something I never thought I'd have to do. I signed the Monkey up for a twice weekly tutor. (insert desperate sigh...
Being on a budget sucks, doesn't it? And yet, it's the lame ass budget that allows Mama to make those wicked cool trips and...