We’re SO LA Now!

Wednesday night, after exchanging my boys for Stacey, and we headed over the hill, skipping the freeway, into Hollywood. It’s becoming routine for us, that her husband watches the boys and that she and I go out to Paul’s show, but as it was now summer the sun was setting (instead of set) as we […]

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It’s amazing. Paul got home at a normal time last night and it didn’t bother me at all that all he could talk about was the car he’s going to buy (yes! BUY!) on Thursday.  It’s all he’s talked about for weeks and finally yesterday it wasn’t driving me crazy.  Don’t ask about the car, […]

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Wherein I rethink prose

I’ve been in need of a break for days. Each day I’ve been stumbling through in survival mode, trying to make the most of things, but just getting the bare minimum done. I’ve had no patience for the incessant repetition of questions, for the complete lack of disregard for me as a living person instead […]

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It Is Late

Dear Children, please go to sleep. My brain does not turn on until yours are peacefully sawing logs. Until I know that I will not be interrupted at uneven intervals of 1 to 10 minutes, I can’t focus on anything. I don’t really want to spend my night playing Bubble Spinner but I’m not capable of […]

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All Is Well

I was stunned at the request that I had always somehow known was coming, and teased with things like “don’t you people know I play the piano? I’ve been here for six years and not one music calling yet.” and “you know I make a really good secretary.” I wasn’t trying to back out, I […]

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What Was I Thinking?

Dear Internet, my mind is all a-twizzle. A twizzle? Is that even a word? For once, I don’t quite care. There’s just simply so many more important things to think about than grammar. Well there are. Mostly. Okay, great, now I feel guilty. A-twizzle is not a word and yet that’s exactly how I feel. […]

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Summer Runon

We went to travel town today, with some old friends who live near and remain dear and some old friends who have moved away and will again, we saw Mark Wahlberg but it didn’t register for any of us until he walked away, it’s just that hot, but he’s also not the first celebrity we’ve […]

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Too Darn Hot

This was the best early summer So Cal has ever had.  June gloom did it’s job, and even hung out for the beginning of July.  But slowly the temperatures crept up and suddenly we were blasted yesterday with temperatures ten degrees higher than predicted.  Yep, it’s summer.  And lucky for us, that is exactly when […]

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The Cats

Cat Condo Originally uploaded by Proud Mum More than a year ago the boys were pretending one day to be cats. They were crawling on the floor, they were rubbing their heads against our legs, and most importantly, they were mewing. As the good Angelenos that they are they were very comitted to their character. […]

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