School Sux part 2

Okay so I’m sitting here in the entry way to yet another school that could be an option for kindergarten.  Pre-school and pre-K were basically a bust and I don’t want to blow it with kindergarten. When my top choice pre-school was full, we opted for a Catholic school that, while it covered all the […]

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kicking open my heart

I had a whole crazy week this past week. I started a new job and kept my old job so now I have two part time jobs, and while lots of things about that are exactly what I want, starting a new job is always stressful. It’s uphill. It’s learning new expectations, new organizational principles, […]

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What are we even doing?

I saw these people on the subway. This really, beautiful woman, black woman, her sleeping baby in a carriage. She was sitting there with her husband, her significant. They were arguing about his mother, his mother’s place in their lives, his mother’s expectations, his mother’s involvement in their child’s life. And he wouldn’t listen, he […]

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We don’t talk about Heaven

I was listening to a report on NPR about the destruction of Palestinian home. A mom and her family were standing outside the rubble. A reporter asked her “what will you do now? Where will you go? Where will you house your family now?” And the distraught mother replied “I tell my children God will […]

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Watching people begin

Some people I know on Facebook got engaged. Everybody liked it, I liked it. They are smiling in their picture. They are happy. They are gleeful that they have this chance to begin together. Once upon a time, I myself began in a similar way, but without the photos, and without anybody liking it very […]

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