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Time… grief… and being orphaned.

My mother died three weeks ago today. As I reflected upon that number today I came to the conclusion that time has no meaning within grief.  It feels like I have aged at least a decade in those short weeks … Continue reading

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Finding Gratitude…. Even in Death

A few weeks ago I posted about finding gratitude in unlikely places. My experiences with a medical team in Truro have illustrated those thoughts precisely.  No one wants to use the services of a palliative care team but I have … Continue reading

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What… you mean I have to work now?

Ahhh… the silence. Big Dude is at school and Daddy has an unexpected day off so he’s taken Little Dude and the visiting in-laws out on an ‘adventure.’  I have the whole place to myself.  The bathtub is calling my … Continue reading

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The Ireland Travelogue… the happiest place on earth (or so I think)

Well… the Ireland travelogue took a bit of a hiatus… I decided to enjoy what little was left of my summer.  As it is I am watching The Husband play Spiderman with the Dudes and am enjoying that more than … Continue reading

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‘Like’ (Mis)Adventures on Facebook

(Mis)Adventures is now on facebook. Follow us… or I guess these days it is ‘like’ us instead… on our facebook page (Mis)Adventures of a Work-At-Home Mom. See you over there.

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Wendesday is for writing

I’ve said it before… but it’s a continual theme in my life so it will get said again… it’s easy to get caught up in the details and lose the bigger picture. I’m supposed to be a writer but some … Continue reading

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Birthday guilt trip…

I got a guilt trip for my birthday. It was not quite was I was hoping for. It started out sweetly enough. The Dudes came rushing into the bedroom at 6:30 (The Husband could hold them off no longer) with … Continue reading

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Wow.

I am so excited. I haven’t even started the fundraising officially yet and I have already raised more than $150. The generosity of some people is astonishing. Thank you to those who have donated and watch out to those who … Continue reading

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And so it begins…

I am thrilled to announce that the fundraising element of this Lenten journey has come together. I won’t start actively hitting you up for money for a few days, but if you want to get a jump on it you … Continue reading

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Sunny day… and starry night…

There are no simple answers when it comes to preventing cancer. Despite years of research and a seemingly bottomless pit of funding of money, we still know very little about the causes of cancer. I thought today’s post was going … Continue reading

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