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Practice Makes Better

                    You know what I hate? Anyone want to take a guess? Cabbage. Swiss Chard. Herbal Tea. Feeling thirsty. I also hate the phrase “Practice makes perfect.” If you know me at all, you know I’m a recovering perfectionist. It wasn’t until I had kids that […]

Discipline: Round 3000. FIGHT!

Discipline: Round 3000. FIGHT!

Ladies and Gentlemen, From the red corner, weighing in at four hours of sleep and three cups of coffee, we have Mom. Seasoned and known for her quick “NO!” jabs right into the middle of unexpected situations. She anticipates her oppontents’ moves and is best on the defensive, adept at keeping her feet pacing the […]

Love Covers

I took a poetry class in college that was a crossover graduate/undergraduate class. One of the graduate students came in with the tiniest poem one day, and we were supposed to workshop it. I don’t remember her name, but I do remember the poem. It went like this: Love, Please bury me In this hole.* […]