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From the housetops

Sometimes I wonder if judgement day will be like watching a series of awful Youtube clips and wishing we could hide under a rock. In the meantime, stuff like this is a good reminder to be kind.

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About those writing resolutions…

So last year I made a poor resolution. To resolve to “do _____ every day” unless it’s to breathe or sleep is probably not going to happen.  I resolved to blog every day, and to write more on FB than

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Ethan on Chance

As I was saying goodnight to Ethan, we were chatting a little bit about family — kids, my parents, his grandparents, my grandparents, his future kids, etc. Suddenly he gave me a tight hug and said, “Don’t worry. You’ll be happily married someday.”

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Going up

I’ve debated whether I have anything worth posting. But how often can one really justify everything they say as being truly necessary and super amazing? So I might as well be real. I did want to let you know I’m

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Double Divorcée

I signed papers on Friday, which means at most I’ve got 90 days left of my very short-lived marriage. I’ve tried thinking of a 5/7/5 answer to give when people ask where Clay is, to keep myself from strong tendencies

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Growing Tomatoes & Remembering Tips

This tip for growing tomatoes seems like it might work well for our dry climate… basically make a watering bucket and plant them around that. I’m not ready to plant tomatoes yet. Saving the link for later. By the way,

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Spare the Rod? Challenging Spanking

Please said it aint so: More than 90% of American parents spank their toddlers three times a week. I think this calls for a little bit of a brainstorm. When is spanking the best way to teach a child how

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