Monthly Archives: July 2012

My journey to the truth.

Being in recovery is hard work. It takes time and energy, and most of the time I don’t want to pay attention to it. I’m a busy homeschool mom with more responsibilities, hobbies, and interests than I can possibly pack … Continue reading

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The bracelet

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desert flower

Somthing to think about when you feel like giving up.

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35 ways to create a dysfunctional family

1. Find the most unhealthy person who will tolerate your dysfunction and marry that person. 2. Have children immediately. 3. Create a No-Talk policy in your home. 4. Be as mean as you can to your family at home, and … Continue reading

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Scallops

6 months ago, our youngest son had a great idea. Since my husband and sons love eating fish he thought it would be fun to cook a new fish recipe every night. Hey, that’s a meal plan if I ever … Continue reading

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living the vote

There’s a frantic buzz in the air. Everyone is up in arms about the November election. Republicans, Democrats, Independents are battling for our mindshare and each has its air-tight argument as to why it’s the best party. The media personalities … Continue reading

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Fine is a 4-letter word

Every day we play a sad game with each other. I call it The Fine Game. It goes like this: You’re in the check-out line at Target and when you step up to the register to pay for your things … Continue reading

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Set free

When I was 17 years-old, I developed a serious compulsion about my weight. Like a prisoner shackled to ball and chain, I was bound to the scale. I’d weigh myself 10-15 times a day, and no matter what number came … Continue reading

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Loco-mommy

Being a mom is so much easier when we can laugh at ourselves. There are times when I hear what comes out of my mouth and I think I’ve lost my mind. Usually, though, the humor doesn’t come until way … Continue reading

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The tree of life

I especially like sitting under one of our trees in the backyard. Its leaves are dainty like lace and along with the cool air of the morning, I love seeing its canopy light up like a hot-air balloon in the … Continue reading

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