Baseball Season is Alive and Hitting…well, sometimes.

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It can be almost painful to watch your little tikes play organized sports.  I sit on the sidelines in my pop-up camp chair gripping the arms, a mere nano-second away from launching out of the chair to either swing the bat for my kiddo or viciously destroy the pitching machine that I’m sure has it […]

You Can Learn A Lot If You Listen

Recently, while reacquainting myself with my little bloggy-blog I came across this post that for some reason only known to God and the Universe, I never published.  Rather than dump it off as a missed opportunity to share I decided to include it as today’s blog post, the information still quite relevant.  I threw this […]

Priorities, after all.

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My son is a pagan.  Or something along those lines. Recently, during one of my daily “breakdown of the school day” rap sessions with my little 2nd grader (a.k.a. behavior update and/or early planning for teacher Christmas payoffs) I discovered that Jack has recently had Santa Clause on his little brain. I shouldn’t be surprised. […]

Cider and Pumpkins and Halloween Candy…Oh My!


October. The month of apple spiced candles and warmly colored mums. The official beginning of a guilt-free spree of purchasing Kit Kats and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups (and then repurchasing because   “Ummm…what happened to those bags of candy?  Damn.  When did my ankles start getting fat?” The trees begin dropping their brightly colored leaves. […]