Monthly Archives: August 2012


This afternoon, I ditched work in favor of hair therapy.  Kegan, in addition to being the best stylist in Raleigh, has a doctorate in psychology. The man is good at what he does. The first time I went to see him, … Continue reading

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I Am Not Getting a Dog

Sunday morning, I woke up shocked to find that, suddenly, I wanted a dog in the worst possible way.  I am a dog person, for sure, but it has been years since the I even considered taking on the full-time, … Continue reading

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You have got to see these feet. If there is anything cuter than five-day-old baby feet, I don’t know what it is, unless it’s anything under eight pounds that hiccups.  And then smiles at you.  And then hiccups some more … Continue reading

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Jacket Weather

It’s been one-step-forward-and-two-steps-back for a few weeks now.  Tonight, finally, I feel like I took several steps forward at once: Friends, Carrboro taco truck, Cat’s Cradle, Tonk, and Chatham County Line, in that order. It was perfect.  All of that, … Continue reading

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Ah, Weekend.

After some angry ranting at lunch today, I talked myself through the question of how I might develop more patience.  And then I remembered, oh yes, I taught school for ten years, from kindergarten to middle school, over a thousand … Continue reading

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My Patience Are Exhausted

Bonus cool points to the first reader who identifies today’s post title.  Or, maybe you lose cool points overall, but earn geek chic points, which are more fun.  Whatever you like. I’ll give you a hint.) At any rate, there … Continue reading

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There are a few signs this week that things are on an upswing. 1. I got a check in the mail for $50.  $50, which I neither earned nor expected; some class-action settlement from some phone thing I didn’t know … Continue reading

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