Dismantling

Sep 25

Not sure if there is anyone out there besides spammers who visit my site (and let me tell you about how many cheap louis vuitton purses there are out there…. and just how cheap the  uggs are at that web site over there …. and those random strings of words that mean absolutely nothing… yes, those guys like to visit my site). If there are out there,...

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The Inspiration to Write

Oct 22

The well of inspiration to write has dried up like a desert.  It has become too difficult to find the time or enthusiasm for it at this time.  While I likely won’t be adding many, if any more blog entires at all, I plan to keep this site up for a while. When I was adding posts on a daily basis, my goal was to write informative, positive (mostly) and /or...

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It’s Been A While

Jun 13

I always thought writer’s block was one of those things that writers could get over after an hour or two of thought.  A little break and a little coffee would help the brain come up with new ideas.  This method of getting past writer’s block always worked when I was writing for college courses or other assignments.  Keeping up the momentum for writing...

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Monster Trucks

May 08

Monster Trucks

It was a surprisingly cool night.  Thankfully we brought jackets despite our doubts that it would ever get very cold.  The announcer was talking away, filling the ever cooler air with noise as we waited. D was ready.  He had his ear muffs on, his sweatshirt on and a full tummy of food.  His attention was focused completely on the arena in front of us.  Not much...

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Staying Ahead Of The Game

May 04

Staying Ahead Of The Game

There couldn’t have been a better day for a school carnival.  The temperature hung at about 85 degrees while kids ran, clad in shorts and sandals, across the lawn. There were multiple jumpy houses, a rock wall, a blow up mechanical bull ride, a human sized hamster wheel, games, a photo booth, a miniature train that gave rides around the school, a reptile...

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Thank Goodness For Real People

Apr 30

I had arrived home after a very long, very frustrating commute.  After a full day of working and an hour and 45 minutes on the road (one hour longer than the regularly scheduled commute), I was beat and hungry.  I pulled out the left-overs from the fridge while my oldest continued his behavioral therapy.  Microwaved and steaming, the half of a burrito I...

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When Will It Unravel?

Apr 27

Maybe I’m just negative but probably I just know my children too well.  When things go too smoothly I wonder, when is this going to unravel? Yesterday morning both boys woke up at reasonable times.  They both got dressed without argument, sat down for breakfast without a complaint.  They got their teeth brushed and put their shoes on.  I even, (gasp of...

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