On Valentine’s Day

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February 14, 2014

On Valentine’s Day

I have many friends who dislike holidays almost as a rule. I have always had a hard time with this, being a sucker for Christmas and Halloween in particular, plus a strong love/hate relationship with birthdays. My relationship with holidays is mixed but tightly woven and hard to just shake off. When I think about Valentine’s Day, however, I start to understand my friends’ dislike of the holiday structure.

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December 9, 2011

Dark Dreams

I had a set of dreams lastnight. Horrible. Totally cliche, but I was in them 100% emotionally and I’m still having difficulty breaking away from them now. In them my daughter died, and I was missing her to the point I’m tearing up just writing this. And it was frustrating because for some reason there…Read More

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November 6, 2005

No More Teacher’s Dirty Looks…

I know I said I’d be posting Halloween stuff a few days ago, and, clearly, I have not done so.

The fact is that I’m working through a stress filled week, and I haven’t even gotten myself around to taking pictures of the kids’ costumes.

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September 12, 2005

Ariel Pulminaris and Pices Felis

As I said yesterday, I had more to write about Evie’s party. I didn’t get lots of pictures of the party itself, as I was too busy setting it up, running it, and making sure it ran smoothly. I did get a couple of pictures, though.

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September 11, 2005

Dragon Tales

birthday was in July… but with summer birthdays, many friends are out of town, plus her parents couldn’t get their act together….) and I completed most of the projects I was working on for her. The biggest project by far was the dragon, which I posted about earlier.

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