May 2009

I Don’t Know How To Tell You This……..

But. I’m having an affair. My husband is actually okay with it. So are my kids. Some of my friends that know are supportive as well; even proud you might say. Because. It’s YOU I’m cheating on. WithMyBook. I am finally writing that book. The one that makes me an author, a writer, an artist [...]

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Nevermind

Freakin A So I was going to compose this long, self-indulgent post about how Mikey got this fabulous new job last week after his first interview and that it was starting to rain puppies and rainbows over here and just as I was writing up my Target shopping list (not that I stick to the [...]

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Frustration Is……………….

Having your seven year old son on an aggressive streak, pinching his brother, his mom and dad, his teachers and YOU if you get too close. Having to punish above-mentioned seven year old, because it breaks your heart and because he has autism. Yep. Playing the autism card. Wondering if your husband’s new job will [...]

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Happiness Is…………

Opening your fridge and finding your son’s favorite book tucked inside, in-between the eggs and sour cream. Asking someone how they’re doing, and really meaning it. Starting a conga line. Loving your job. Being best friends with your husband. Waking up to the smell of coffee. Made by above-mentioned best friend. Laughing with your co-workers. [...]

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Come a Little Closer……

I have a secret to tell you…………….. Motherhood is not easy. There. It’s out. Between you and me, sometimes I even feel like I don’t know what I’m doing. Like I’m just totally winging it. Shhhh! Keep your voice down. I don’t want the children to hear! They feed on any signs of weakness. If [...]

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If You Write It, They Will Panic

Hee hee hee……. Oh! I’m sorry! I didn’t see you there! I was too busy laughing my keister off at all of the people who have begun to exhibit some mild anxiety ever since they’ve found out I’m writing a book: “So, um, are you going to use fake names?” “Are you, ah, going to [...]

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Sometimes the Grass Is So Green It’s Flourescent

Envy is a wicked animal. It tears apart friendships, corrodes self-esteem, forces lies out of otherwise truthful lips: “You so deserve that promotion!” “Ten pounds?! Wow! You look amazing!” “I just loooooooove what you’ve done to your house! The new waterfall really completes the backyard. I don’t know how you’ve lived without it all these [...]

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