Archive for October, 2010

A Good Cry

Within the last seven days, a dear friend lost her aunt and another lost his father.  A few weeks before that, another friend began chemo for the cancer that had been recently diagnosed.  Bad things happen.  Sometimes, a lot of bad things happen.  I liked it better when I didn’t know that.


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Good Times

We went to a birthday party two weeks ago.  It was at a firehouse and the kids got a chance to sit in the trucks.  Hadley sat in it for awhile and then said to me, “Can you make it start?”  “Make it start?” I said. “But we’re inside. I can’t turn it on.” “Why Mommy? Don’t you have enough quarters?  I can give you one.”  She thought the firetrucks were like the Arthur ride we do at the mall.

Everybody Out of the Way!

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