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Dear Mums,

I just don’t understand… Since becoming pregnant, I’ve run into many women (occasionally men, but mostly women) who have seemed to revel in exclaiming all the known downsides of being a mother.  Of course, this is done without me asking … Continue reading

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A bushel? A bunch? A Whole Lotta Bananas

Initially, this was going to be a very simple Facebook status alerting my friends and family about The Hubs’ recent kill. True hunter/gatherer that he is, The Hubs proudly came home a few days ago, toting a large, black plastic … Continue reading

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Fishin’ with Dad

When I was a kid, my dad would take me fishing occasionally.  We were members of a Rod & Gun Club (just the type of membership every 8 year old girl dreams of) and they stocked their lake with fish.  … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Meltdown

“And I’m going to go back up there and and I’m going to show him these sweet potatoes and I’m going to tell him that :incoherent due to tears:…. Mean.” Everyone enjoys a good pregnancy-meltdown story well. In fact, I … Continue reading

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What’s for dinner?

I don’t usually whine (extended pause for close family and friends and especially The Hubs to laugh and wipe away their tears. {Don’t you think that tears that are created while laughing should have a different name? Something happy? Chears. … Continue reading

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This is your brain. This is your brain on progesterone. Any, um.. you know, thingys?

If you haven’t heard the news, and I’m sure you have because my fan base is pretty much limited to my Facebook friends and I’ve become rather obnoxious on there about this whole thing: I’m pregnant. Yay! I have vowed … Continue reading

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Limping Along

I’ve found my breaking point : 6 months in a hotel. I take that back. It’s not living in the hotel. If I had moved here with the understanding that I would always be in the hotel, that would be … Continue reading

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Mighty Mega Meltdown

If you are my Facebook friend, then you may have read that I had a full- on meltdown a few days  back. It was pretty epic. There was even silent sobbing in an empty bedroom. I could have been a PSA … Continue reading

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There’s Rice in my Bugs

“Oh, it’s simple! When you boil the rice, all the bugs just simply  float to the top of the water. I skim them off and keep cooking. My kids never know!” With a group of ladies, a comment like would … Continue reading

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Obama, Goats, and My Siblings.

Strange McStranger: “Are you a doctor?” Me: “Oh, um, no.” “Oh, your shirt says Muscular Dystrophy.” “Oh, no, this is an organization I volunteer with.” “Ah. Are you American?” “Yep…” “How’s Obama?” “Um, he’s good.” “He’s black.” “Yep. Sure is.” … Continue reading

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