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My Friends Threw Me A Surprise Party!

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Wordless Wednesday: Apparently it was a long day at school…

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What would you ask? What would you answer?

Yesterday, a blogger I like, Love that Max, teamed up with her friend Scary Mommy¬†for a great discourse among their collective readers. Love That Max (LTM) is a blog about raising Max, who has cerebral palsy, and Scary Mommy (SM) … Continue reading

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Dottie the Magnificent

Last Saturday, I met a magnificent puppy. Her name is Dottie. I swear there were angels looking out from behind her eyes. My friend Michele and I were leaving the farmer’s market and saw Dottie and her owner out for … Continue reading

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Stay of execution follows not-so-lethal injection

Recently I had an appointment to have my left thumbnail removed. There was a lump that started under the cuticle. The dermatologist felt that he needed to remove the nail and see what was under there and biopsy it. I … Continue reading

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Babies, babies everywhere

Last April, just after we moved to Fremont, I was in Target and ran into one of the nurse practitioners from Max’s pediatrician’s office. I knew she had three kids: two elementary school-age boys, and a daughter. She had her … Continue reading

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“Downtown” in Costco

Today I was waiting in the return line in Costco. Next to me were player pianos softly playing recognizable songs. I was singing in my head. I’m sure others were singing in their heads. Probably just the chorus. Then “Downtown” … Continue reading

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