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The sunset room is gone…

The last knife in my gut. We’ve been erased. Hopefully that knife will cut the cord weighing me down so heavily with the past. I need to be able to move on. I like it here. I want to be … Continue reading

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Mars: Did You Know? #1

While Curiosity celebrated being on Mars for 2000 sols (Martian days) on March 22, I think it’s cooler that Curiosity celebrated being on Mars for 3 Martian years on March 26! Extra Credit: It is currently year 34 on Mars. … Continue reading

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Mars Rovers!

In honor of the “Mars Rovers!” lesson I will be teaching tomorrow at a local elementary school, here is a picture of the 3 generations of Mars Rovers. It’s a real picture too! “How?” I hear you ask, as you … Continue reading

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Look At Me the Way…

Last Tuesday she looked at me like this. And for the first time, someone looking at me like this didn’t scare me or creep me out. I actually liked it. Remembering that look on her face makes me smile. Courtney … Continue reading

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Chocolate or Poop?

How many times have YOU played “chocolate or poop” since the New Year? I’m in the “dozens” range.

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New Condo

The laundry’s not done. The kids are not bathed. There are so many boxes Can’t get in the kitchen. My fingers hurt. My feet hurt. But… The beds are assembled. The beds are made. We’re mostly moved in. The kids … Continue reading

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I can’t.

I can’t. I simply can’t force myself to do more anymore. I’ve thought of plenty of things still to do here in the house this last night we live here, but I can’t motivate myself to do even one of … Continue reading

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SSA Year 2: Mars

I realized that last year, my first year of being an SSA, was themed “Look Up!” I have decided that this year for me as an SSA is to be themed “Mars.” So here is my first part of that … Continue reading

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Attuned – The Rise of Plastic

Chapter 1: Margaret For two years I enjoyed being able to walk home after school and be the only one there. Most times my best friend Lexi joined me as far as the stoplight up at the main road. But … Continue reading

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Joys of Home Ownership, III

Belfor showed up just as the city was leaving, 11:15 – 11:17pm. Almost to the end of this. Yay! Just trying to stay awake now.

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