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Monthly Archives: March 2010

The best kind of pillow.

I left for the gym at 5:30 am. Josh climbed in bed with Miss B and promptly went back to sleep. As I passed Jacob’s room, I flipped on his light. He’d asked me to get him up so he could do some early morning studying. Finals are coming you know. He mumbled incoherently and…

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The Good News. The Bad News. The Great News.

I wonder if you notice when I don’t post regularly. Tap. Tap. Is this thing on? We have good news. Jacob qualified for Alaska’s Junior Olympics for swimming. He’ll be swimming in three events. 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, and 100 backstroke. Backstroke was Jake’s signature stroke when he was in highschool. The tradition continues. We’re…

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All In The Attitude

I’m having a great day. It defies reason, but nonetheless. The contradictions? Jake is gone. I miss him. Three quarters of my children are sick. I think Jake must carry the antidote to sickness. And when he leaves, we are left unprotected. Miss B has those sick eyes. And stuffy nose. And Please Mommy! Help…

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Smiling Sam

Sam gets bored sometimes. Life is tough when you are 7, you know. Everyone around you seems to know just what to do. And you don’t. He came to me and asked what he should do. I gave him several suggestions. None of which suited his fancy. So we read about Star Bellied Sneeches. That…

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Miss B and her daddy share a burger

Miss B loves her daddy. I think she loves her daddy more than she loves her mommy. I understand completely. Her daddy has that affect on me too. He’s the first person we look for in the morning and the last person we say goodbye to at night. Except for the next couple weeks. He…

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