Category Archives: Life

A Storm, A Mom and Daughter, and Some Candles

I haven’t written in forever, and hate it when that happens….The last three days here have been nearly 100 degrees, and just awful humidity.  Are you familiar with DC weather, so typical?   Then last evening we had a terrific storm … Continue reading

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Moving On

A couple of weeks ago, maybe a month ago, the whole school was in rehearsal for today.  Learning new songs, writing up speeches, memorizing the words, practicing the sentences, working on the choreograph (arms waving overhead), getting excited.  The preschoolers … Continue reading

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My B-Film Fest Weekend

This weekend was a score on the cult/bizarre/gore-fest/camp B-movies – this is what happens when my daughter is out-of-town and I have way too much time on my hands!  I’m now watching what could very well likely be the worst … Continue reading

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Hotline, Hotline, Calling on the Hotline….

It’s Sunday evening, and I’m watching Sam Raimi’s Darkman, after sitting on my favorite mosquito-less patio during an unseasonably warm Spring in Washington, DC, drinking a Port City Brewing Company, Alexandria, Virginia, Optimal Wit, which is a Belgian Style White Ale … Continue reading

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You Turned Four Today

  Last year, exactly one year ago today, when you woke up the first thing you said was, “Now I’m three.  I wanna be four!”  And today, just like that, you did turn four.  You said, “I’m four, but I don’t really … Continue reading

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Then Came the Rains

After several flight delays in Chicago, I arrived to my new home in Washington, DC on June 10th at 2:30 a.m. in the middle of the pouring rain.  Exhausted, sore, and soaked, I found the key under the door mat, … Continue reading

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She’s There

We’re in the middle of a cross-country relocation from Chicago to Washington, D.C.  She’s already left for Washington, DC, and I’ve spent the past six weeks on somewhat of a vacation from both my routine and not-so-routine parental duties, wondering … Continue reading

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