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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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Adventure Parenting

Talked about J in a phone conversation with my sis. I was telling Ann how J said she missed me as an adventuring buddy, but that she claimed we hadn’t done anything in the last 2 years. Since we became … Continue reading

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I was back at work again today, and I felt better all of a sudden once I was there. Not better from the flu, though I am flu-free now, but better “not going to cry over the breakup any moment … Continue reading

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100% Off the Clock

It’s a Sunday evening and today has been a good day. This morning after a really rare decent night of sleep, Little Man and I had breakfast at home (translate: I had breakfast while he scattered food crumbs and goober-y … Continue reading

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Signing Off

It’s almost October.  Little Man is 16 months old now.  Still crawling.  Said his first word the other day.  Climbs chairs and stairs like a mountaineer. My sister is still healthy after her chemo and radiation, and her hair is … Continue reading

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So many things. At around 3:30 a.m. Monday morning, I emailed a draft of my thesis to my adviser.  Then I held my breath, because my field work involved SO many different kinds of monitoring.  I won’t go into it … Continue reading

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Like, Stuff, You Know?

This is by far the craziest year I have ever lived.  New baby, and moreover new baby with health problems; husband transitioning from male to female; sick dog; a frustrating masters thesis; a frustrating job hunt.  And last night I … Continue reading

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