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No More UFOs from Planet Denny’s

I used to be an inmate on Mother’s Day. It was a pretty cozy sentence to serve, with wifi and old flannel sheets as soft as a hummed lullaby. I stayed in bed because I was expected to stay in bed on Mother’s Day, at least through breakfast. It didn’t matter how long I had […]

Redeeming the day

I took a late afternoon shower yesterday, mostly to wipe the toddler poo off my shin but also because if I didn’t ensconce myself in a small box, alone, I was going to scream.

The scream started welling up in my little toes early in the morning. Most of my kids had the day […]


Doubly happy, however, is the man to whom lofty mountain-tops are within reach. ~ John Muir