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Sunday evening

If you asked me right now how I am doing, socially, in my post-divorce life, I would tell you that things are improving. I don’t have close friends, but I do have a range of people I do things with … Continue reading

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November 2016

My personal life has been a wilderness of difficult experiences for the last few years, and when I woke up earlier this week and realized our nation had elected Donald Trump as its president, I felt much of the same … Continue reading

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Jobbers

It’s a grey morning outside, and the trees that are draped around the windows of my apartment are starting to turn yellow. I am subbing for a preschool class this afternoon, but this morning my schedule is open. I dropped … Continue reading

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A Word About Style

One thing that made me really nervous about moving out of natural resources work and land management office surroundings was the idea of being in a world where people “dressed nicely” on a daily basis. In land management offices there … Continue reading

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Around the Next Corner

I finished my Americorps term. The 11 months went by quickly — but I am no longer surprised by the speed at which time passes. Little Guy’s day care was closed last week as the teachers prepared for fall session, … Continue reading

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The Third Shift and Other Rehashed Thoughts

If the time after work where I am caring for my child is called the second shift, then the time after my kid goes to bed and I’m supposed to revamp my resume, apply for new jobs, make tomorrow’s lunches, … Continue reading

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Monday

It’s 10:30 at night and Little Man finally went to sleep maybe 40 minutes ago. Time for me to be a big girl and get some work done or call it a night myself. Almost. J had Little Man over … Continue reading

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