Category Archives: Awesomeness

He’s Back!

Yes! #4 Is In The House! I know, it’s Tuesday and he came back Sunday, but I have been so overwhelmed by the sheer joy of a cracking-voiced-now-taller-than-me 12 year old that I’ve been too busy revelling in his company … Continue reading

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I’m busy!!

Terry and I are currently eating our way through Midtown and Buckhead areas of Atlanta. When we aren’t indulging in utter hedonism of a 19th floor room overlooking the sunrise and Piedmont Park, we’re wandering all over the city in … Continue reading

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I picked up #4 from 4-H camp about an hour ago. The first thing he did was to lean into my shoulder and mumble “finally. Intelligent conversation. Mom, all they did in my cabin was tell yo’mama jokes.” He added … Continue reading

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I did something I’d never done before.

I did something today I’d never done before, or ever even thought I’d do. It just wasn’t on my radar or bucket list or anything remotely important. however, I had time. My car needed some work done before we went … Continue reading

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I’ve tried hard to keep unpleasant situations out of here. This place is as much about reminding myself of the good things as it is telling you-all about what’s going on in the Toot household. Honestly I don’t remember how … Continue reading

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Making plans: on the road again

I love making plans. Half the fun of a trip is in the planning, the optimism…it’s like planting a garden, you just know it’s going to be fabulous! So anyway, when we were in Atlanta last weekend (and I am … Continue reading

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Where it all starts to fall into place

Ok, over the past few years I’ve written about the drama with my kids. I haven’t put everything out there, but enough that you know there’s been some real head-banging and gut-wrenching things going on. It’s settled down a bit. … Continue reading

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