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Day 29. Second to Last Day.

It’s been a long day. Once again I was overly ambitious in the things I thought I’d get done. And only did a fraction of the things I thought I’d do. But…we got up our tree today. The purple lights I’ve been waiting all year to put on the tree look more like a shade… Read More Day 29. Second to Last Day.

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Day 28: Are You My Friend?

Recently I received a friend request on Facebook from someone whom I haven’t spoken with in a very long time. I wasn’t sure whether or not to accept the request. For one thing, this person was on my mental list of friend requests I would never accept for any reason. I’m pretty sure that when… Read More Day 28: Are You My Friend?

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Day 27: My Post on Gratefulness

So because it’s Thanksgiving I figure I should write about things I am grateful for. Of course, I am grateful for a lot of things.  Always number one on my list is my children. They have changed me and my life in more ways than I can count. My parents. When I knew I was… Read More Day 27: My Post on Gratefulness

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Day26: Maintaining Your Way Through The Holidays

These are the kind of assignments you get when you are an English major. This is a post I wrote for a WordPress blog I have to participate in for the semester. This is one of two blogs I had to create for two separate classes.(If I am creating blogs on WordPress, you can probably… Read More Day26: Maintaining Your Way Through The Holidays

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Day 25: Tuesday Reflections

It was kind of mellow day today. This morning I attended the funeral of the mother of a friend of mine. She passed away from lung cancer. One thing that always intrigues me about funerals are the things that you learn; the stories you hear when people start talking about the loved one. I didn’t… Read More Day 25: Tuesday Reflections

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Day 24: Alis Volat Propiis

When I first knew I was getting a divorce I told my then therapist, “I don’t know how to be an adult.” Even though I had done things like register to vote, buy a house, get married, have children, get a job, pay bills and taxes and all of those things that adults typically do,… Read More Day 24: Alis Volat Propiis

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Day 23: 45 Minutes of Connection

I was trying really hard to get some homework done today. But then something happened. Henry came up to me and wanted to sit by me.  He sat on my lap as we looked at random pictures on the computer. When he connects like this, there is nothing else in the world that matters. Maybe… Read More Day 23: 45 Minutes of Connection

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Day 22: Still Hanging In There!

Day 22 of the Nablopomo challenge. I’m still hanging in there! I have a whole slew of things I would like to blog about today but will not. I don’t have time and some of the things I can’t go into much detail about. Like, the fact that I ran into the little brother of… Read More Day 22: Still Hanging In There!

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Day 21: Some Random Guy Bought My Latte

I was in the drive through line at the coffee shop today and the guy ahead of me was being rather irritating.  For one thing, it took him forever to order his drink. Clearly he was not ready to order, which is what you should be whenever you go through a drive through line. Then… Read More Day 21: Some Random Guy Bought My Latte

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Day 20: Through The Eyes of My Child

One of the things that fascinates me the most about my ASD kiddo is his fascination with technology. He doesn’t talk a lot, and it can be very frustrating to not know what he is saying. But when he gets behind a camera, we start to have a glimpse of the world. He stages his… Read More Day 20: Through The Eyes of My Child