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Safe in the Basement

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21-4-3

Today was Boychild’s birthday… and the seventh day since Rich’s death… and the first full day of James being home. In short: Madness.  I started the day laying on the floor, casually installing a bidet on the upstairs toilet. Just a few cranks on the plastic pipe fittings, throw a T-joint into the line, and […]

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hugs and tears

Sometimes people fall out of sync, and that’s ok. Friendships, family, partnerships, all need to be built on trust and grace… trust that we will make it through the hard times together. Grace for the frustration we all feel during those bad days. This has been a really hard week. Allison has been supporting everyone […]

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growing up

“What’s the hardest part about getting old?” the wolf cub asked. The dragon wrapped its long, scaly blue tail around the cub and lowered its massive head to rest upon its talons. It thought for some time, then breathed out a heavy sigh of white smoke from its nostrils. “Someday, little one, you’ll wake up […]