Tag: empty nest

from molly to carly in four hours

We had our second annual Wild Turkey Open House yesterday. Our house opened at one, and by two-thirty, nobody was here. Seriously. Nobody. I felt like I was in a Molly Ringwald movie. But then the peeps started to trickle in, the Wild Turkey 101 started to flow, and by the end of the night (or

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Two Down, One To Go

Today I had a list. I had a plan. I was going to wake up early, have my usual two cups of coffee, eat breakfast and go to Weirdmart for dinner and paint supplies. Then I planned to come home and throw a roast in the crockpot, and go for a run. Later, I planned

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A Chinese Toddler or A 6-Toed Cat?

I used to love the magic of Christmas. And then my sons grew up and two of the three moved out; one by one, they stopped believing in Santa; one started asking for cash advances instead of gifts; one never wanted anything; and all three never cared if I decorated, or put up a tree.

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