Category Archives: Random thoughts

Whiplash

You are legal strangers to each other… Jodi is a legal stranger to her daughter … You can’t get married … You can’t get a civil union … You can get a civ… no, they shut down the government to prevent it …You can … Continue reading

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High School Residue

In the past two days, I’ve toured three different high schools. By this evening’s end, it will be four. By the end of next week, we’ll have attended four more events at those schools. I am drowning in high school … Continue reading

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That Far Into Life

Occasionally the Divine Miss M will say something simple yet profound and I am reminded at how complicated we adults make life. I don’t fixate on the life of celebrities, at least in comparison to our culture as a whole. … Continue reading

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The Ultimate F Word

      And I told you to be patient And told you to be fine And I told you to be balanced And I told you to be kind … Ed Sheeran  When the Divine Miss M was in … Continue reading

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A notable excerpt as the dominoes fall

Over the past year, I haven’t done a blog post when a state’s same-sex marriage ban has fallen.  However, it has been an amazing thing to watch.  I try to concentrate on the positives of each victory.  Inevitably the subsequent photos … Continue reading

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The Voices in My Head – My Messy Beautiful

We are not careful with each other, or with ourselves. On paper, my life is impressive. Or maybe it’s more that the paper in my life is impressive. On my walls hang diplomas – Bachelor of Arts, Juris Doctorate (With … Continue reading

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She’s supposed to kill the spiders!

Does anyone else ever wake up from a dream mad at their spouse?  This occasionally happens at our house. I’m sure no-one will be surprised the dreams are usually mine and Jodi is the target of my ire.  One would … Continue reading

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Friendly Friday

After my last post, it seems prudent to share something more uplifting.  It’s easy to get bogged down in the jackassery we often see around us. But I remain convinced people are inherently good, generous and compassionate and the evidence … Continue reading

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I can’t ‘have gone’ if I never ‘go’

I loathe running, which some might think odd since I’m a runner. I adore pancakes, which no-one would think odd unless they’re weird.  Because pancakes are … well, they’re pancakes, they speak for themselves. Also, they have little to do … Continue reading

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