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DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE SECOND GRADE EDITION (CHAPTER ONE)…

August 21, 2013

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dear silly monkey – what the heck happened to you?! you’re all… tall and sporting leg hair! and i’m pretty sure you have a mustache! i can only surmise you somehow fashioned a time machine and zoomed us all into the future b/c there is simply no acceptable explanation for the fact that you are, […]

DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE FIRST GRADE EDITION (CHAPTER TWO)…

May 30, 2013

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dear silly monkey – you did it!  you successfully argued with me every day before school!  but more importantly, you completed your very first year of real grade school.  way to go, monkey!! so, just like every letter before, and in typical mommy fashion, here are three things i would like to apologize for: 1.  i’m […]

ALL LIFE DEMANDS STRUGGLE. THOSE WHO HAVE EVERYTHING GIVEN TO THEM BECOME LAZY, SELFISH, AND INSENSITIVE TO THE REAL VALUES OF LIFE. THE VERY STRIVING AND HARD WORK THAT WE SO CONSTANTLY TRY TO AVOID IS THE MAJOR BUILDING BLOCK IN THE PERSON WE ARE TODAY.

March 12, 2013

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i am not going to lie.  i am overwhelmed.  i thought i was busy before babyA, what with monkey & B & school & work, but as i stood at my kitchen sink last night, hand washing the thousand pieces of dr. brown’s bottle parts and the hundreds of pieces to my nursing equipment & prepping bottles […]

DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE FIRST GRADE EDITION…

August 22, 2012

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dear silly monkey – first grade.  FIRST GRADE.  OMG MY BABY IS IN FIRST GRADE!!!  today, you are entering the world of real-real school.  sure, kindergarten was real school.  but first grade begins the path of twelve grades that will teach you, cultivate you and make you realize just how much this world can offer […]

THE HEART HATH ITS OWN MEMORY, LIKE THE MIND, AND IN IT ARE ENSHRINED… THE PRECIOUS KEEPSAKES, INTO WHICH IS WROUGHT, THE GIVER’S LOVING THOUGHT…

August 2, 2012

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dear mom – i awoke the same this morning as most other mornings of the past few months… with a mad dash to the bathroom.  baby bladder.  after gathering myself and my thoughts, i headed down to silly monkey’s room to get him up to enjoy a little sunshine before i had to scurry to work.  i […]

DEFIANCE…

July 29, 2012

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well, hello.  apparently, i have been a neglectful blog bitch, seeing as how i wrote my last post… oh… i am too lazy to actually go back and look.  nevertheless, really, i do have a handful of drafts i seemingly abandoned b/c… apparently… i am a neglectful blog bitch.   so, where do i begin?  maybe, […]

I CAN’T SLEEP NOW, NO, NOT LIKE I USED TO. I CAN’T BREATHE IN AND OUT LIKE I NEED TO. IT’S BREAKING ICE, NOW, TO MAKE ANY MOVEMENT. WHAT’S YOUR VICE? YOU KNOW THAT MINE’S THE ILLUSION…

December 16, 2011

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dear mom – happy birthday! happy 62nd birthday!! now, who wants cupcakes? how i wish i could say those very words to you, to your face, on this very day. december 16th. it’s funny how time passes so quickly. the past four years have given me allowance to move on with life, but the time […]