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perfect days

Last week the Big Angel had a soccer game; normally the H.J. accompanies him but this time the Big Angel asked me if I’d come. It was nippy, so I tucked a blanket into the Little Angel’s snazzy green wheelchair and over … Continue reading

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la reine, c’est moi!

The Big Angel and I have enjoyed watching Henry Louis Gates’ PBS series Finding Your Roots; I am probably more interested in the family tree portion, and the Big Angel in the genetic puzzle. Following the show’s credits I participated … Continue reading

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Thank you, Feist

We are so wicked lucky. We live in a developed democratic nation with access to the world’s finest healthcare (for which we pay, but it’s right here). We have indoor plumbing (in our house alone we have five full bathrooms, … Continue reading

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merry-go-round

I kinda lost my shit last night with the Little Angel. He is, of course, adorable and sweet. He doesn’t have a willful bone in his body; his brain is incapable of emotional manipulation. He is utterly guileless. I know … Continue reading

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Charleston, we got along just fine

Pineapple Fountain For the American Thanksgiving holiday we decamped to Charleston, South Carolina, and it was one of the best trips ever. Best Ever. At the airport we serendipitously found ourselves in the screening line of my darling nursing school … Continue reading

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Wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles

It’s all Fiddler ’round here because I am thinking a lot of Wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles: Little Angel’s stair lift arrived! It was installed the week before Halloween and it was either the best Trick or the best … Continue reading

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violet

Any iteration of purple has never been my thing, but now I am strongly feeling the lure of it, especially lilac. I’ve decided to paint our master bedroom fireplace the prettiest lilac — or is it violet? What is the … Continue reading

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