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Barbra was right, memories really do light the corners of your mind

Today would have been my Papa’s 98th birthday. It’s hard to believe that he has been gone almost 10 years, even when I think about all that has happened since he died.He was the first grandparent I lost and I realize how blessed I was to make it 26 … Read the full article

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Sweet 16 baby, sweet 16

Because to write about it on my own will cause me to weep excessive tears of joy. Gig'em Ags! LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP)- A hostile crowd. A big shot. A season on the line.All in a day's work for Acie Law.The Texas A&M point guard whose cool demeanor … Read the full article

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If I can remember anything that happens this weekend, I’ll post about it on Monday

Maybe it's because I've had a 3 foot tall person, who sleeps with the grace and ease of a Tasmanian devil all hopped up on over the counter cold medicine, sharing my bed for several nights this week due to serious thunderstorms, but I am drawing a … Read the full article

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It’s only a matter of time before I’m calling in to vote

Well, let me just say, honesty? Definitely the best policy. I wrote yesterday's post in a flurry of emotion and frustration and posted it without thinking twice. Later on I thought, "Sweet mercy, what did I just post on the internet for everyone, … Read the full article

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Mama guilt, it’s the gift that keeps giving

This morning has shaped up to be one of those mornings that, in all honesty, makes me feel like an inadequate mother. And I don’t mean that in a funny “Ha-ha, I serve my child chicken nuggets for every meal” kind of way, I mean it in the “I have … Read the full article

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