From the monthly archives:

May 2009

On quitting your day job.

May 31, 2009

This morning I woke up before Benjamin, wondering… The sun light fell on my face, peeking through my dark bamboo blinds – my blinds in my room. I enjoyed the silence and basked in the thought that tomorrow I would be reporting to myself, no one else. Then I wondered how I got here. I [...]

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Kroger grocery store bathroom. A protest.

May 31, 2009

There are few things in life that really upset me, the Kroger Grocery Store bathroom is one of them. If you’ve been reading my blog for these past (nearly) two years you’ll notice that I rarely complain about anything. It’s just not my style. I also feel that, despite being a single mom, I have [...]

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Meet the Bear

May 28, 2009

I can’t be sure but I think you are all going to like him as much as I do… Click here to watch the video. He comes in near the end, so bear with us. UPDATE: Here  are more pictures from the trip. And here are those eyes I’ve been raving about. There aren’t many [...]

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Unexpected reality

May 27, 2009

A few weeks ago, or was it months? my ex offered, or did I ask? to take Benjamin two nights a week instead of one. For several weeks he upheld his new commitment, enjoying every extra moment with his son until on week four he told me he was tired. I understood. It’s hard. This [...]

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Thanks

May 26, 2009

I announced last week that I’m leaving my day job to become a full-time blogger/freelancer.  I also announced the sale of our  new leaf necklace.  There are only 40 left.  I will be ordering another round so don’t worry about them running out. And I’ll also try to make them in silver. Ideally I’d like to, [...]

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So there’s this dog…

May 23, 2009

Meet Murphy. Or Murph, the slobbery yet totally cute wonder pup who can tackle me in one pounce. He belongs to the Bear. Meet Benjamin. He belongs to me (for now).

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Our New Leaf

May 21, 2009

It’s here. Finally. I have been wearing mine every day since it landed in my mailbox. When I opened it I gasped. It’s beautiful… and I still can’t believe this little seed of an idea has turned into a tattoo and now a real necklace that we can all wear together. I feel like we [...]

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Over the Edge

May 21, 2009

Ever felt like you just want to dive off a mountain top? No? I hadn’t either.  That was until I spent three days straight with Nolan and Benjamin, two adorable three-year-olds who, when together, can’t stop beating on each other. Like a cosmic formula Kristin and I’s sons had it out for each other during [...]

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The non-date, that wasn’t

May 19, 2009

Continued from the Beginning.  We picked a pizza and wine shop for our networking dinner. Or was it a date? I wasn’t sure. Our e-mails had been borderline flirtatious all week and there was definitely some initial chemistry when we met. Those eyes of his…  We had originally planned on having lunch after meeting at [...]

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This Place

May 17, 2009

I counted on this. But not on this. Jet lag, the remnants of a cold and a three-year-old’s inability to process the words, “stop hitting Nolan” have stolen my little guy away and replaced him with the kid you see above. It’s been interesting. We also went ziplining today… over a canyon. It was, as [...]

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