Category: Life

A Bad Week for My Hand

[ 0 ] October 6, 2013 |

Saturday a week ago, I tested for my red belt with black stripe in my self-defense class. One of the things we were tested on was board breaking with knife ridge hand technique. I was nervous the board wouldn’t break and I didn’t want to embarrass myself, so I gave it my all. The board […]

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[ 0 ] September 30, 2013 |

Last year, we spent a lot of money having ten pine trees removed from our backyard. Some of the benefits of having that done include no longer having to deal with pine allergies and pine needles everywhere including clogging the gutters. And the big one for me–getting to walk out onto my deck barefooted because […]

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Horrible Nightmare

[ 0 ] August 2, 2013 |

I’m one of those people who doesn’t usually remember their dreams. In fact, it’s a very rare thing for me to remember a dream I had. Sometimes I might remember some kind of impression, but that’s about it. This morning, I woke up from a horrible nightmare and I still remember the whole thing. I […]

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I blame the worms

[ 0 ] May 22, 2013 |

This past week has been something else. Last Wednesday, little one studied worms in his science class and got to bring home a bin with three red worms (earthworms). There were leaves, shreds of newspaper, etc. for the worms. The key here being that I brought worms into my house. Willingly. Last Thursday, I saw […]

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I am my mother’s daughter

[ 0 ] May 6, 2013 |

While growing up, my brother and I used to tease my mom relentlessly when she’d fall asleep in the chair while watching TV. When we’d turn the TV off, she’d always wake up (that never failed) and fuss at us saying she was watching that program. Right…watching TV straight through her closed eyelids. I know […]

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