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What an idiot!

One stupid maneuver of mine in a series of many…(insert face palm here)   I came home from work yesterday feeling oddly, “punchy”. It was Friday and although I worked hard, we ladies in the office were conversing and laughing … Continue reading

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Gandhi, Maslow and Me, Living it up Harmoniously…

~ Abraham Maslow My husband grew up within a normal family dynamic, full of unity, unconditional love and support. All his needs were met as a child and into adulthood. His family’s love never wavered. This is what should be … Continue reading

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Catching Them All…

My Sweet Husband… He really is a pretty great guy. Twenty-two years knowing him, tells me so. My husband, well, has two prominent personalities to him: Old Guy and Young Dude. Of course, I prefer Young Dude. Young Dude is … Continue reading

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Congratulations, my son…

  My eldest son recently graduated high school this past year. During the celebration, I read this letter to him, in front of all our party guests. The result; a room full of tears and a kiss and hug of gratitude … Continue reading

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Hi! I’m not ignoring you, just busy…

My dear fellow bloggers… Oh how I’ve missed you! Basically, I’m just checking in to say hi all and offer an update on some happenings… Life has been abundantly overwhelming and chaotic. No fun for Viva means I’ve been tired … Continue reading

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I refuse…

While keeping vigil for two days/nights in a row for my youngest son, checking his temperature, making sure he’s hydrated, and dosing him with, what seemed like way too much ibuprofen, I was able to catch a snooze here and there. The … Continue reading

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And the adage to my gray hair and midlife crisis in the making

My oldest son…my first born. The little peanut who grew from the time of my honeymoon and came into the world after almost 3 days of beyond painful labor and instantly forgave the moment I saw his sweet little face. … Continue reading

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