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The Day After Christmas

December 26, 2015 ‘Tis the night after Christmas and all through my hut the creatures are pacing the day-after strut. The stockings are flat on the floor with the crumbs of chocolate smeared by sticky thumbs. The children are wired … Continue reading

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Moments in My Real Life and My Poor Ugly Toe

I’ve been trying to get caught back up from the double time/half term class I accidentally took. It ended Wednesday so first thing Thursday I hit the grocery store and bought real food. The kind where I actually cut up … Continue reading

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perpetual motion

i.  can’t.  stop.  there is no time to stop.  not even for a minute.  keeping up with the kids.  churning out drawings under tons of pressure.  resolving conflicts that befuddle me.  fixing and cleaning the new house.  cleaning and packing … Continue reading

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