To My Dear Old Friends

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Dear Old Friend, I miss you. I know I haven’t been a very good friend, but I think about you a lot.  And, thanks to Facebook, I see random bits and pieces of your life now, so many years removed from the last time we spent together in person. I see you with your friends […]

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“The day of High School I’ll never forget” by Medium

Read this blog post by an Arapahoe High School student about the shooting last Friday. He penned a message on his hand to his family, in case they had to find his body. One thing I learned, is that you never really know anything like this could happen to you, until it does. via The […]

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Won’t You Ring a Bell with Me?

Update: Vote for this post on BlogHer’s Voices of the Year: Parenting requires the ability to tell a good ‘little white lie’ now and then. Little white lies that blanket the world like snowflakes, sugar-coating a sometimes scary and confusing landscape. It’s not my strong-suit. I’m compulsively honest, you see. And my daughter, otherwise known […]

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No More Silence

No More Silence Friends: please watch and share this video from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Mayors Against Illegal Guns.  

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The Lies I Tell Myself: Part 1, #NaBloPoMo


Lie, Lay, Lied Grammar! Sex! Sleep Deprivation! And exploring the lies I tell myself. “Lie, Lay, Lied” was the original title and premise of my blog. The inside joke was that I can never remember whether to say “lie” or “lay” even though I’m a self-proclaimed grammar geek.

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