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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 […]

THE ELDER…

June 14, 2011

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i’m a mom. first and foremost.  last and… rearmost (??  had to google that one.  and it sounds… dirty.) this is why i request teenagers shut down the shitty language while my five-year-old plays 10 feet away.  and ask that they throw their football on the other side of the pool so it doesn’t continue to smack my […]

GOING BACKWARDS…

February 8, 2011

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well that didn’t go as planned. over the past month or so, a friend of mine has been sorta kinda seeing this guy (and yes.  she tells me everything!!).  they’ve known each other since high school, but weren’t really friends.  he apparently saw her from afar, but she always had a crappy boyfriend of some […]

CHAKRA STONES…

May 26, 2010

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i made my sister, mich, a necklace/rear-view mirror decoration with chakra stones.  well, at least the ones i had on hand (amethyst, quartz, sodalite and aventurine).  in the midst of cleaning up beads, i found a few others (rose quartz & carnelian) and sent her a message to let her know i could add to  it.  in […]