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Tale Tues: Midlife Crisis Minivan Momma

Where’ve I been? Well, there was the Woven Tale Press to get out; catching catchless cats for flea blaths and flea-bombing at Gramma’s house; Target back-to-school shopping; fleas to bomb at my own house caught by Pup from Gramma’s house. … Continue reading

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Tale Tues: Magic and Missing Thumbs

“Go practice you magic,” I nag Little Bro. I nag daily. As I nag him to keep track of his tricks. He’s lost cards to his magic deck; the fuzzy balls to his disappearing-balls-under-cups trick; my own spare change, quarters … Continue reading

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Tale Tues: Aliens and Cow Udders

Aliens roost under Little Bro’s bed at night. I may be obsessed with chickens lately, but I say roost because these aliens seem to have deflocked by morning, when the sun is up and Little Bro can turn out his … Continue reading

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Tale Tues: How I Crushed My Child

It’s not often I’m tongue-tied in front of my own children. Usually only when they ask big questions, like how did God come to be alive? Where does space end? But faced with Little Bro’s super disappointed as well as … Continue reading

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Tale Tues: Why Moms Can’t Get Sick

There should be a law against mothers getting sick. A law of nature. Of our biological composition. So that from the second we commence our 24-hour-a-day vocation of raising children from scary 104-feverish infants through whining-hormonal teenage years, we never … Continue reading

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