From the category archives:

My Ford Fiesta

Dread Pirate Benjamin

November 2, 2009

Post removed by BlogHer for advertising conflicts. To view the video I made in honor of the car I can not mention, click here.

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The Trip Story: Part 3

August 23, 2009

John Bear jumped out of bed at 7:00 am to feed Fiesta Dave’s meter. We’d parked in a haze of exhaustion.  After spending the entire day in New York City we hit a monstrous traffic jam on the way into Philadelphia. Between reading our iPhone maps and asking cab drivers which turn to take next […]

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New roommates

July 13, 2009

Within just a few weeks of dating, John Bear had bought Benjamin a Transformer, saying “I couldn’t help it. I hope it’s okay. I just can’t believe he doesn’t have one.” And why would he? I’m a chick (in case you hadn’t noticed) and now that Benjamin is becoming a boy I’m realizing I don’t […]

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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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His eyes, the Governor & Dave.

May 7, 2009

I could swim in his eyes. The only bad thing about being in the dark with the bear is not being able to see them – ice blue, almost transparent and surrounded by his fuzzy face with a smile he saves only for me. The two together – the smile with those eyes melt me […]

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My Tattoo

April 30, 2009

I know I have been scant.  I hate that.  I have so many things to write about. But time is not my friend, especially when I have a video to edit. Here’s the result. I hope you love it as much as I do. Special thanks to Biggs at High Street Tattoo for coming in […]

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Rogue Mission

April 28, 2009

If you missed it… Last month I entered a video in hopes of being selected as one of 100 Ford Fiesta Movement agents. A few weeks later I got a surprising phone call from Ford that I had, indeed won. The call came from this guy… Andrew, my Mission Control point of contact. Isn’t he […]

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The wow factor.

April 26, 2009

There are few material things that ever really wow me.  Here are two. Benjamin’s new “water boots”. For the first time in three years Benjamin’s father bought him a pair of shoes. He had no way of knowing this but I’ve been trying to find a cool pair of puddle stomping boots for months. But […]

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April 20, 2009

I’ve been hiding my location, or attempting to, since starting this blog. I deliberately chose not to reveal my city to avoid that one in a million chance that a psycho would decide to stalk and/or kill me. You never know. And being a single mom, living alone with my son, I think it’s logical […]

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Clearing the Mr. Man Air & Morgan Siler

April 19, 2009

On this day four months ago I said good-bye to Mr. Man. I didn’t look back. And I never told you all why. Some of you have told me I am obligated to write about this in detail. Others have speculated on what he may or may not have done. One of you left a […]

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