From the monthly archives:

October 2009

And one more thing…

October 28, 2009

In a flurry to find comfortable shoes before I started my new job I found these: And I have been wearing them ever since. They’re by Teva, so they’re beyond comfortable and oh so cute. I found them in a store in Charlottesville but you can also find them on for the lovely price […]

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A note

October 28, 2009

I am beyond busy and the spare moments I do have are devoted solely to Benjamin and then John Bear. Time is not my friend right now and I have absolutely nothing to write about 1. What should I be for Halloween? Benjamin is demanding that I be Bat Girl, but the costumes are… well, […]

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Going, going…

October 24, 2009

P.S. The Blog I am not sure where this blog is going… with the new job my posts may be sporadic for a while until I get into a rhythm. I am also feeling a very strong urge to pull the curtains down and keep much of what I used to share to myself. Only […]

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October 19, 2009

We are in the swell, waiting for the wave to push us onto the beach. In a few weeks Benjamin will be starting at his big boy private Montessori school while Mommy goes off to work again. And something else is changing. Benjamin’s father won’t be here this week or the next. His Canadian passport […]

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Blog Action Day: Single Moms in Thailand

October 15, 2009

I am breaking the norm here and using this Blog Action Day for a cause not under the overall theme… Months ago I received an e-mail from Katherine who works and lives at Home of the Swallow, for single mothers an their children in Northern Thailand. She wrote: We established this home in 2007 after […]

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October 14, 2009

Ms. Single Mama has been nominated for best single mom blog by the Bump Mommy Blogging Awards. If you like my blog about being a single mom, vote for me.

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The news.

October 13, 2009

To all of you who held me up and carried me through the last four months of this adventure by purchasing my eBook and my New Leaf necklaces, thank you from the bottom of my heart – and don’t worry, I’m not going anywhere… now, back to blogging about the fun stuff! —— Knowing my […]

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Where did it go?

October 4, 2009

Last I checked Benjamin had just learned how to walk. We still spent every night together cuddling up on one another in between play time bouts that included the likes of hide-and-go seek crawling and tickle attacks. My biggest worry when I took this picture was whether or not that scar from a fall he […]

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Scrambled Eggs and AP Lit

October 1, 2009

A few weeks ago I got an e-mail inviting me to speak to four AP Lit classes. The teacher, one Mr. David Rickert, had been turned onto my blog by his wife and thought my philosophies on dating and love could serve as a great guide for his students in conjunction with the books they […]

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