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March 24, 2013

Kung Fu Buddy

I don’t know what the step is called, but Aidan is so serious about Kung Fu.  Alex took classes with the older kids at a Kung Fu studio many years ago.  When Andrew and Amanda quit, he decided to stop as well.  This was a real disappointment for us because we had grown close to […]

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March 22, 2013

Sweet Ballerina

Getting ready for the Spring recital!

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March 20, 2013

The crazy professor

The professor for my Counseling Theories and Techniques course kicked off the  first class by telling us that she was going to teach us everything we needed to know about counseling in the first two classes (which is that there is no right way to help people) and that the rest of the semester was […]

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March 13, 2013

What do you want your life to look like?

That’s the theme that’s been running through my brain this past 6 weeks or so. I mentioned my bipolar diagnosis in January … an explanation … finally …. for what I have suffered with for so many years.  The problem is that I don’t like this explanation.  I was ok with the idea that I […]

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January 19, 2013


Last year was a hard year. I don’t know where I’m at yet with this year. I have struggled with significant bouts of depression since I was an adolescent.  This is a known factor to me and I’ve just tried to live with it.  When I’m not depressed, I can cook, garden, blog and generally […]