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How Heavy Is The Weight of The World?

There are times being a single mom feels like carrying the weight of the world.. and today I’m having one of those times. My day started out well. Well, except for the fact my youngest woke up feeling sick to … Continue reading

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We, the jury…..

I spent the day yesterday, all day, at a focus group. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I went, I was told it was regarding issues facing Lane County. I could have guessed based on the questions they asked … Continue reading

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What is CHAOS?

Do you have CHAOS? I do. What!? You don’t know what CHAOS is? Let me explain… Can’t Have Anyone Over Syndrome Yep. That point when things are so out-of-hand that you can barely stand to look around the house – … Continue reading

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This is how to enjoy the morning… just add coffee!

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You Can’t Teach An Old Dog New Tricks….

or can you? That’s what I attempted to find out when we ‘adopted’ a 4-month old black lab/dalmation mix into our house, joining our 7-year old Chihuahua/Jack Russel and 1-year old Lhasa Apso/Chihuahua. Our “small” family members have always been … Continue reading

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Why don’t cats play poker in the jungle?

too many Cheetahs.. ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. Had to share!

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just keep swimming

Just keep swimming, just keep swimming, just keep swimming.. does this make you think of Dory in Finding Nemo? I “sang” this tune in my head a lot this past weekend. Why? Because, as a meet director, I have spent … Continue reading

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As the world turns…

These 3 items have pretty much consumed my life the past week. I have been busier this February than I have of any February in my life. You see, February is the month our swim club hosts 2 high school … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Buster Brown Bear, 01/30/2013

Chows are mean dogs.. that’s what people say all the time. I heard it from grooming salons many times. Psh.. tell Buster that. Buster was a Sharpei/Chow mix.. and he was the biggest teddy bear I ever met. I originally … Continue reading

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I have WHAT? Oh, that sounds about right. :)

Much like the CHAOS (Can’t Have Anyone Over Syndrome) I suffer from on a regular basis, my daughter has now notified she found my root problem. According to my 19-year old (after all, teenagers know EVERYTHING, right?), I not only … Continue reading

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