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Texting while Dating: A Cautionary Tale

May 24, 2017

Some typos can’t be deleted. Introducing Wild Animal Man. I’ll explain plenty more about him in future posts. All you need to know for the purpose of this tale is, we first met when we randomly ran into each other twice in two weeks, and then we had one great date. Also, his name might seem like an insult, […]

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Butterflies vs. Lead Weights

February 21, 2010

[flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157617915159603″] [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157617915159603″] Once upon a time, I got married… And then my Prince Charming turned into a frog. After marriage counseling, much soul ringing and yet another really nasty fight I decided it would be better to raise my four month old son alone than in that environment. So I packed […]

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Trippin’, Part 2

August 13, 2009

Grand Prize: The I’m Your Bus Back to School Supply Kit valued at $59.99 A copy of I’m Your Bus The publisher sent us a copy and Benjamin adores this book and he’s not even riding a school bus yet, but I just really love the illustrations. So cute. A great back to school present […]

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The dating front

May 4, 2009

Benjamin and I sing to this song together in the car every afternoon. But only the “ripple, ripple, ripple” part. [Listen and watch it here.  I’m the girl in the big white sweater trying not to cry because Bill Callahan’s music is so intense.] Back to the car. When the ripples are over Benjamin and I […]

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Cabin Fever, Part 3

September 22, 2008

I followed my gut. And my gut was right. It was marvelous. Cabin Man (who deserves another name all together and will now be called Kennedy) knocked the wind out of me. On my long drive through the gorgeous, albeit slightly frightening bible beating countryside, I let my mind wander and threw all of my […]

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A fairy tale ending?

September 11, 2008

It’s only a matter of time… (Part 2 of my single mom fairy tale and my date last night will have to wait. You’ll understand why I hope, that I can’t think about anything else right now because tonight Benjamin’s father told me he is going to move away.) There is something I know with […]

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Single Mom S.O.S.: Body Check

September 4, 2008

I couldn’t help it.  I had to make this t-shirt. Buy yours here. Mine is on the way.  I found the t-shirts they’re printed on in the clearance bin so they’re only $11.90 + $4.99 shipping & handling. It’s available in pink, black and white but because they’re on clearance I’m not sure how long […]

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Baggage check: I won’t let myself fall in love.

July 12, 2008

Meet Matt Logelin. He’s a single father because the love of his life, his wife, died after giving birth to their stunning daughter. I was going to post something about my love issues tonight but after reading Matt’s blog that just seems utterly ridiculous. Prepare to be incredibly inspired, to laugh, to cry and to […]

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Copenhagen or Bust!

May 25, 2008

Tell toddler his or her microscopic plastic monkey wants to ride in a boat. Hint: Make monkey whisper in your ear. Act alarmed and sad when plastic monkey tells you he’s never, ever been in a boat before. Ask toddler if he or she knows where the monkey can find a boat. Remind toddler of […]

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Dear Single Men:

May 22, 2008

I would like to introduce you to a phone. That thing with numbers. You push them. Then you talk to the person on the other end, and if it’s a girl you’re asking out for the very first time you make the call at a reasonable hour – ask her questions about herself, yada, yada […]

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