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MY ADVENTURES AT SUMMER CAMP PART 2

Day 1 of Camp was a no go. S started sniffling and sneezing the night before so he just stayed home with me and we were snugly and relaxed in the air conditioning. And I was glad not to go … Continue reading

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Billboards

When we drive I’m always horrified at the inappropriate content on billboards.  Spense has boasted he’s not scared of anything. Until today… Once, we saw this billboard: S: Ma, look at that cool billboard. Me: That’s really scary. Does it … Continue reading

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MARRIAGE EQUALITY AND JOSE

This is a re post from a few years ago… In 2008 I worked for the No on prop 8 campaign. The day of the election, I was assigned to a polling place in Malibu-  it was a country club or something. … Continue reading

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THE HARROWING ROAD OR HIGH ANXIETY

Now that I’m a parent, I’m much more cautious about things. All things. Everything. I try avoid anything slightly dangerous. I’m the mama bear who must protect her cub and keep myself safe and healthy so I am there for … Continue reading

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THE RIPPED PANTS

When I picked Spense up from preschool I saw a huge rip in his pants. I immediately  asked, “What happened to your pants?” I expected maybe he fell or maybe he’d pulled at the little hole that was already there. … Continue reading

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EVERYDAY WE EAT….

Everyday, for the last year, Spenser and I eat Organic, no Pesticide, Non GMO broccoli, spinach, parsley, cabbage, tomato, kale, carrot, beet, garlic, rice bran, oat bran, apple, peach, cranberry, acerola cherry, orange, papaya, prune, date, concord grape, blueberry,  bilberry, … Continue reading

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A 4AM MIRACLE

S was up every two hours last night – crying like a newborn baby. And why???? Well, I’m not quite sure. “Are you sick?” “NOOOO!” he’d wail. “Is something upsetting you?” “NOOO!” he’d cry. And I’d rock him, sing to … Continue reading

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THE MAN DRIVES

“The man drives and the woman sits next to him,” said my three year old, who lives with his mother who drives him EVERYWHERE. “What are you talking about,” I said. “I drive you and I am a woman!” “No, … Continue reading

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CABLE BE GONE

I decided to get rid of my cable. There was a time I lived for my cable/Tivo combo. It was totally worth all the money I was being charged for cable + box rentals+DVR monthly charges… I could watch anything … Continue reading

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DUMB MATH

So I’m on the Halloween Party Committee at preschool – actually, I’m the co chair. I signed up knowing I’d be helpful and enthusiastic… and really good at it. I’m a producer! I’m a party lover – Look out new … Continue reading

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