Monthly Archives: February 2011

Help me help a friend

Today’s post is just a short request.  A blogger friend, Amy Rauch Neilson, is a writer, a mom, and is currently undergoing chemo to fight a recurrence of breast cancer.  She needs our help – and it won’t cost you a … Continue reading

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Not IF, but when

Sometimes a shift in my thinking is so subtle, I haven’t even noticed that it has occurred.  Since we moved into this neighborhood a few years ago, there has been a children’s clothing store a few blocks away from us.  I … Continue reading

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Smitten – my new Valentines

Yep, I think it is safe to say I am fully smitten.  And just in time for Valentine’s Day.   We won’t mention it to my husband, since he is not the recipient of this specific adoration (although I do adore … Continue reading

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Stupid stuff people say

There seems to be no end to the stupid things that come out of people’s mouths.  I’m not sure why, but it seems even more true related to infertility, loss, and adoption subjects.  But, for those of you with a … Continue reading

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Dreams, part deux

In my last two posts, I’ve mentioned the curiously strange set of dreams I have had lately.  They are strange both for the content, as well as the fact that I don’t normally dream, or if I do, I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Worse than a cautionary tale

Over the weekend, I picked up a book that had been recommended to me.  “An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination” by Elizabeth McCracken.  For those who are not familiar, it is a book about a woman’s journey … Continue reading

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