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6/14/2024

Today was Marshall’s last day of the 2023-2024 school year! So of course he missed the bus this morning…. Monday is an optional school day for Livia, but I think she’s going to go for the Flag Day activities. I … Continue reading

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Dangerous Day

One morning last week, Livia thought she was late for the bus, so she ran toward the bus stop. She slipped and fell, ripping open her hand and her knee on the driveway. Poor thing. My husband patched her up, … Continue reading

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The State of My Health

My new retinoschisis medication makes it harder for me to stay hydrated, and it seems to have worsened my tinnitus. Otherwise I’ve been doing OK with it. My eyes at least feel stronger. That is, I’ve had fewer bleary-eyed days … Continue reading

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3/27/2024

Yesterday was my music lesson, so I had to drive myself there. While I was on my way home, a rock flew into my windshield. I saw it coming and was powerless to stop it. It hit with such a … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Summer

The last few weeks have been brutal. I can’t seem to get enough sleep. I’ve had no energy for anything but TV, and I’ve been falling asleep while watching it. As if I didn’t already have enough trouble waking in … Continue reading

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The Key to Control

My kids are not big on chores, but if I ask one of them to unload the dishwasher, they’ll drop whatever they’re doing, run downstairs, and unload the dishwasher in a flash. Why such immediate action? Believe me, it’s not … Continue reading

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3/11/2024

I took an online quiz that measures sensitivity. I figured I’d score pretty high on it, given how anxious I get from loud noises and too much activity going on around me, and I did. I got 6.3 on a … Continue reading

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3/10/2024

I have now successfully cleared out my blog drafts folder. There are only two drafts left. One is a list of potential subjects for posts, and it’s pretty much a permanent fixture. The other is a post about a local … Continue reading

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Did Not and Will Do

I didn’t watch Biden’s State of the Union. Every moment that he’s speaking feels like a potential landmine to me. It’s bad enough that he’s likely to say things that certain people will jump all over, but what if he … Continue reading

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Musical Miscellany

Did you know that the famous Minuet in G wasn’t actually written by Bach? It was written by a guy named Christian Petzold. The mistaken attribution was discovered decades ago, so we all ought to have learned the truth by … Continue reading

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