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Now You Are Six

When I was one, I had just begun. When I was two, I was nearly new. When I was three, I was hardly me. When I was four, I was not much more. When I was five, I was just … Continue reading

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The case for being a lobster

Lobster 101: Molting Lobsters don’t grow the way people do. Unlike humans, a lobster has a rigid exoskeleton that it must get rid of before it can grow any larger. During the molting and post-molt period, it is vital for … Continue reading

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Then The Waiting …

First the pain, then the waiting, then the rising- Glennon Doyle Dearest Wee Girl– I haven’t written to you in so very, very long. I think, mostly, because I’ve been caught up in the twirl of life itself. Reaching outwards, … Continue reading

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On Turning 39 and 10 all in the same year

Dearest Wee Bee– I’m feeling just the teensiest bit sentimental here so please permit this newly 39 year old lady’s ramblings for a moment or two… I keep thinking about turning 29. About how at 29 I woke up wondering … Continue reading

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Ice Cream is most definitely a breakfast food

We start our lazy holiday Monday morning together, cozied up in bed.  And then you stretch and smile and start listing off what you’d like for breakfast, including ice cream and lemonade and pasta made from sweet potato and peas, … Continue reading

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And how did you get to be Five?

After changes upon changes we are more or less the same- Simon and Garfunkel  I am making Birthday Eve special waffles for dinner, while you play in our living room. And once again, as I crack the eggs (from the … Continue reading

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Hot Loneliness and Hot Potatoes 

So even if the hot loneliness is there, and for 1.6 seconds we sit with that restlessness when yesterday we couldn’t sit for even one, that’s the journey of the warrior.  That’s the path of bravery– Pema Chodron  Hot Loneliness. … Continue reading

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