Monthly Archives: May 2012

happy birthday moon

Today is the birthday of children’s book author Margaret Wise Brown. Thanks, Kristin, for the heads up. For me, one of the most joyous parts of being a mother is reading with my children. When the girl was old enough … Continue reading

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the wall

I grew up listening to Pink Floyd. Maybe not as much as The Moody Blues or Carly Simon, but enough that the songs are all more or less familiar to me. (After talking to my dad at dinner, I take … Continue reading

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celebratory weekend

My mom was here for my birthday and mother’s day. It was good. We started celebrating by going out for brunch and a movie and shopping after dropping the kids off at preschool on Thursday. We saw The Hunger Games at … Continue reading

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friday five: extreme random

My last post was a bit random and maybe more than a bit disjointed, so random seems about right for today. This comes from revkjarla at RevGals: Hi there~~ Happy Friday to all of you.  Today’s Friday Five has no … Continue reading

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meg and julian

A quick internet search shows that people resent Madeleine L’Engle for allowing her best character, Meg, the feisty, brilliant protagonist of A Wrinkle in Time, to grow up to be “simply” a wife and mother (of seven!!). I find today … Continue reading

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friday five: birthday edition

Kathryn brings us this one in honor of her beloved, and since it’s heading to my birthday and I love my birthday, I figured I’d play: There’s a birthday for an adult member of my family today. I will admit, … Continue reading

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old home week

Monday afternoon the kids and I met former student/current HS English Teacher (she needs a better name!) and her dog at a park for a couple of hours. It was a great time of catch-up and thoughtful conversation. And I … Continue reading

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