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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 […]

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 […]

DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE KINDERGARTEN EDITION…

August 18, 2011

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dear silly monkey – today i held your hand while you stepped onto new soil – kindergarten.  your first day, albeit half, of real school.  and you were the picture perfect, independent, big boy.  so here are three things i would like to apologize for: 1.  i’m sorry for my sad faces.  i’m not sad b/c […]

I THINK YOUR WHOLE LIFE SHOWS IN YOUR FACE AND YOU SHOULD BE PROUD OF THAT…

March 11, 2011

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i am PROUD (–adjective:   feeling pleasure or satisfaction over something regarded as highly honorable or creditable to oneself). extremely proud of two amazing people who have blessed my life in more ways than either of them could ever imagine.  and it’s not b/c i don’t tell them.  it’s b/c they have humility and modesty […]

GIVING THANKS…

November 24, 2010

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in honor of thanksgiving 2010, silly monkey was asked “what are you thankful for?”  his teachers lovingly began the narrative on his glittery pumpkin cut-out… i was fully expecting any of the following: * mommy * my mama * mom * my mommy * mama * my mom ok, so you get the point.  but […]

EDUCATION IS AN ADMIRABLE THING, BUT IT IS WELL TO REMEMBER, FROM TIME TO TIME, THAT NOTHING THAT IS WORTH KNOWING CAN BE TAUGHT…

January 11, 2010

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i was a good student.  i excelled in all subjects (minus PE, b/c seriously?  why is that even a graded class?!  and unless i’m going into pro badminton, why do i need to be a fabulous player?).  i loved going to school – loved math and science (even won a science fair) and loved being […]