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Mad for no good reason.

This is me, all the time. Instead of having a really good reason or two to get mad, I pick lots of stupid little shit instead. This morning my main source of pissedoffness (yeah, I did that) was the time that Little J woke up today. Which was 4:30am. I know she can’t control that. … Continue reading


I went into a fit of rage this morning because of gloves. I yelled and screamed. I threw gloves and hats and scarves ALL over my living while furiously searching for a pair that would fit Little J’s hands. Because the ones from last year, that she was wearing when she came home last night, … Continue reading


That’s how I’m feeling today. (Note: I did a Google search to make sure that is a real word. I use it all the time, never bothered to fact check myself.) It is real. And my irritability is so real. It’s all because I had to work today when J & Little J get to … Continue reading

Living a lie.

Once upon a time there was a young girl. She liked all the usual young girl stuff: make-believe, fairy tales, witches, wizards and monsters. Well.. the kinda usual stuff. The girl befriended two other young girls who liked all the same things she did. The girl’s mother never bothered to try explaining that the stuff … Continue reading

Unfriending the bad girl.

“Mom, I have something I want to tell you but I can’t.” “Well now you have to tell me cause I’ll bug you till you do!” “It’s just… I don’t know how to say it.” “Are you worried I’ll get mad?” “No.” “Are you worried I’ll laugh?” “No.” “Oh come on, just tell me!” “Okay … Continue reading

Playing the Wilderness Game

Playing the Wilderness Game

Today was one of those days… woke up hung-over. Hungry. Didn’t feel like doing a damn thing. Even the kid slept in, until 8:15am! She never sleeps past 6:30am.. so I foolishly thought she’d feel well-rested and happy. Instead, she was miserable and whiny. We decided to go out to breakfast around 10:30am… originally at our … Continue reading

A modern day olive branch.

A modern day olive branch.

Per Wikipedia: The olive branch is usually a symbol of peace or victory and was historically worn by brides. This symbol, deriving from the customs of Ancient Greece, is strongest in Western culture.   This morning, I offered one to my husband: I brewed him this cup of Peace Coffee and told him that I … Continue reading