September 2013

5 articles in September 2013

The sky is as beautiful today as it was in 2001. Back then, after seeing those horrible events unfold, I remember going outside and feeling like the sky would turn black any minute. I watched live coverage and paced. At […]

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I am very far from practicing what I understand, and still the desire alone I have of doing it gives me peace.

St. Therese of Lisieux

This morning, I awoke from a strange dream. I’d dreamt the local fire department was poised outside my last and longest-running childhood home. (I had several childhood homes. Thanks, US Navy.)  The house was slated for demolition by (dig this) […]

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Pinterest makes me look like a sloth. And not an adorable, meepy sloth, either. A fat, lazy, uninvolved mother slother. Have y’all seen the post over at BitchinSisters? Seriously. Go read it. I’ll wait. Here’s a preview: The more I […]

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Several years ago, I wrote this from Austin, TX, when my the Hubster and I joined our eldest son for orientation as he began his freshman year at the University of Texas. The boy, no longer a boy, has since […]

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