Category Archives: Life With More Than 2.5 Children

Never Turn

When Nick was in third grade my best friend was dying of cancer.  When we met in college, Kris immediately became my ‘sister’. We were both small town girls who still valued our small town ideals even though we were … Continue reading

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Listen

Call me Pollyanna, but I believe in the future.  I’m not giving up. There is potential and it is in the hearts of children, some of them whose beginnings were nothing short of grim. I believe that every child in this … Continue reading

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It’s Still Only a Game

High school football season is ramping up and although I miss part of the game, looking at the weather forecast for Friday night makes me kind of glad I have the option of hanging back at the house. To date … Continue reading

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Moments

I hit a deer Friday night.  It somersaulted off my left front bumper and flew into the central Washington night.  As if my day hadn’t been eventful enough, I punctuated it with an 11:55pm roadkill exclamation mark. That morning Nick, Noah, … Continue reading

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Holy Water, Batman!

For the first time in many years I am sitting at my counter on a Friday morning without even the tiniest pang of anxiousness in my stomach.  This is how it is when your son no longer plays football on Friday … Continue reading

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