Tag Archives: Parenting

Star Treatment

/ Friendship, Growing up/ 0 comments

In a sea of petty bitches + trick-ass ho’s, I was a real show pony.    I got a taste for fame at a young age. At a mere 9 years old, I was hand-picked to play the lead role in my local acting camp’s rendition of “Peter Pan.” I was kind of a big deal. Chosen, of course, for

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Love Before the Internet

/ Growing up, Love + Relationships, Marriage/ 0 comments

Reality refused to meet my sky-high expectations. So, I lowered them. I was born a hopeless romantic. Due to my life circumstance and trajectory, I was — for good or ill — enabled to stay that way much longer than most kids are these days, what with “sexting” and porn and the Internet. The Internet was something we didn’t have in 1996, at least

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/ Adventure, Growing up, Parenting/ 2 comments

A brief interlude in the “Self-Annoyed: Solo-preneurship Done Write” series… because when we aren’t working, we’re living (and life has some pretty big curve balls of its own). Suggested soundtrack for reading: “There is So Much More” by Brett Dennen.  Everyone said we wouldn’t make it. Well, okay, not everyone. But I couldn’t resist an opening line that sounds so

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Lift Off

/ Adventure, Real Life Mom, Uncategorized/ 1 comments

Well, folks, we made it to New Mexico. We finally found a place where the sky is clear, the sun is shining and the breeze is chilly (but not face-freezing cold). We made it out of Missoula by the skin of our teeth, as they say, slipping and sliding all over the highway. Trying to make our escape just after

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