Monthly Archives: April 2011

Easter had a happy ending.

The rabbit population of my backyard has been reduced by six. Humanely, tenderly, and with my kids’ help (see the post before this one for the back story, if need be). Our story picks up the Saturday morning of Easter … Continue reading

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Easter bunnies!

It is officially spring. Fooey on the flurries we had yesterday, things are budding, sprouting, and in the case of rabbits in my backyard, reproducing. I have been saying for weeks I wanted to put the rabbit fence up around … Continue reading

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Recipe for a sweet Easter

To me, Easter is simply a big-eating, hard sleeping, family-filled long weekend. Inevitably (and regardless of the weather) it’s also when we reclaim the outdoors and move the Christmas tree to the compost heap from where it landed when we … Continue reading

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I saw my kids' spirit waver once. At Easter

Two years ago we got a babysitter and went to dinner with friends. It wasn’t an epic night, there were no hangovers or shenanigans. We just caught up over a nice dinner, hubby drove the sitter home, and we went … Continue reading

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I get lost on long drives.

A side effect of parenting is rarely getting to be alone. Even if presented with a snippet of time in a day where no one needs anything, my head space is filled with thoughts of what’s next, what’s for dinner, … Continue reading

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The year kitty joined the circus.

I grew up in the country. Farm girl enough that I took my shoes off the last day of school and had trouble finding them again in September. Close enough to land and nature that I understood from an early … Continue reading

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Are you writing like no one is watching?

Are you writing like no one is watching? I know it doesn’t make sense. Inherent in the art of writing is editing; ensuring what you write can be read and understood by others. But in this new world of SEO … Continue reading

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