Category Archives: trombone

You Know It’s The Wrong Time of Your Life to Write A Novel When

1:15 pm: Read stories to Trombone. Hug him. Kiss him. Cover him with a quilt. Take Fresco to other room. 1:30 pm: Fresco asleep. Come downstairs. 1:33 pm: Drink glass of water. Open novel document. 1:35 pm: Type seven words. … Continue reading

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Over breakfast this morning I indulged in some idle chat with my older son. “What should we get Daddy for Christmas?” I asked. He thought for a while. “A rattle,” he said, finally. “A rattle?” “Yes. He would like that.” … Continue reading

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This is Why No One But Me Needed Candy

(It has been brought to my attention that sometimes the photos display wonkily on this blog. If that is the case, I apologize for this photo-heavy “post”.)

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The Art of Toddler

There is a class available for the taking called Dealing with Difficult People. I have seen a couple of versions available through work or for extra credit at the Justice Institute and every time I think, now THAT is valuable … Continue reading

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What Up?

Events since my last post, in approximate chronological order: – I was all achy and fluey and capped off Wednesday night by having to go to bed at 8:30 A MERE HALF AN HOUR into America’s Next Top Circus Sideshow … Continue reading

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