This one is for the boys in the polos

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There were a bunch of things I wanted to blog about today, like this article I found online (and then promptly lost) about “Full Time Parenting” and how that phrase in and of itself is such a joke. It went something along the lines of: If my child sleeps ten hours a night, spends eight hours at school (so I … Read More

So Much

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– from Exploding Dog + It was another great weekend – Sailfest weekend, actually. For as long as I can remember (seriously) I have been going downtown to enjoy Sailfest. Sometimes by myself, sometimes with friends, sometimes with Elise – but this year I didn’t go. I had no wing-men, Alisha had invited me to her house, so I just … Read More

Independence Weekend

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Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living? – Mahatma Gandhi To me, summer holidays have always been the most fun. My daughter was born on Christmas morning, so of course that holiday will always have that extra bit of special to it, and the family and … Read More

Swim

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It’s the theme for NaBloPoMo – it’s something I’ve tried in the past and will keep on trying every once in a while until I finish it – finally. I haven’t yet, but there is a first time for everything – a first time to make commitments and promises and KEEP them for yourself, if not for anyone else. There … Read More

Silence Between Friends

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True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.  ~Dave Tyson Gentry   Last night I went to see Super 8 with Alisha. I think it might be the first time we have ever gone to see a movie together in the ten or so years we have been friends, which is sort of remarkable because I love going … Read More

“Hello, my name is Cheney.”

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They heard me singing and they told me to stopQuit these pretentious things and just punch the clockThese days my life, I feel it has no purposeBut late at night the feelings swim to the surface ~ Arcade Fire, Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) And here I am again, I’m going to try to have a normal blog, again. If … Read More