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Game On

Have you ever been in the middle of saying something and realized you didn’t mean to sound that way? Or started speaking and it comes out as though you’re insufferably agitated, except that you don’t actually feel as upset as you sound? Hello, I’d like to introduce myself. I am that person. About a week […]

Raising My Expectations

I walked into the bathroom and found Norah putting change into a plastic container. ” What are you doing, Norah?” “Putting money in here.” “Why?” I ask. “For the poor children.”   I felt kind of surprised. I wish I could say we are a very outward focused family – one that continually looks for […]

And Now There Are Three.

Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time, there was a girl who said she would never have kids. And now she has three. Ok, ok, give me a break. I know my storytelling abilities should be way more developed by now, but I’ve never been great at storytelling. I did tell the […]