Monthly Archives: May 2011

Daring to Be Safe.

Topic #141: How do you decide what risks to take? Most people would probably say that they trust their feelings, and up until my mid-20’s, I would have said the same thing. Some would say they take lots of risks, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Water

When the challenge was posted yesterday, I had no idea what I should do for it. I didn’t want to take a picture of the pool, or a glass of water, or anything like that. Then today, my daughter and … Continue reading

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Water

Topic #138: What makes you feel like you’re still a kid? Bonus: What makes you feel like an adult? If you’re not an adult, what do you think will make you feel like an adult. Swimming makes me feel like a kid, in … Continue reading

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Helmet of Swift Education

Topic #137: What invention, as in something not yet invented (jetpack, teleportation ring, time machine) do you most need right now? I need a Helmet of Swift Education. As I’m sure you’ve guessed, it’s a helmet that swiftly educates you. … Continue reading

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My Friendly Decision

Topic #136: How do you decide who to be friends with? Bonus: What defines the difference between a good friendship vs a close one? To be honest, most of the friendships I’ve had have just sort of happened. But, when I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Tiny

I saw this post, and decided to start participating in the Weekly Photo Challenge. Obviously, I am no photographer; just a girl who has a camera, and likes to use it. Here is my humble contribution to this week’s challenge: The … Continue reading

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Alabammer.

Just a mini update, of a cute thing that happened the other day. My daughter was asking me about states. She asked how many there are, which ones are next to ours, etc. Then, she look at me and asked, “Mama, … Continue reading

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Let it rain.

The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain. That’s a quote from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. I post it for two reasons: It’s raining, which rarely happens this late in the season. My tendency to, … Continue reading

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My Tough Decision

On Thursday, I had a meeting with my daughter’s teacher and principal, to decide whether she would be promoted to 1st grade, or repeat kindergarten. The decision to have her repeat kindergarten wasn’t an easy one, as I’d been thinking … Continue reading

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Busy Week

After a worrying phone conversation on Monday morning, I spent two days rapidly moving what was left of our things out of the apartment. I had my mother and one of my good friends helping, but we still couldn’t get … Continue reading

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