Monthly Archives: June 2013

Dealing with My Addictions

Addictions aren’t always illegal, although they can probably all be considered health threats. There are people addicted to the internet. There are people addicted to fitness programs. My addiction isn’t so begien. I am addicted to tobacco. When I am … Continue reading

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What Happened to Childhood?

Maybe I was just sheltered growing up… but no, that isn’t quite right. I was aware of teen pregnancy and drug and alcohol use among older teens. Hell, there was one stairwell in our school most of us tried to … Continue reading

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Graduations

I attended a smallish high school. This is the same high school my daughter will be attending come this fall; where teens I’ve worked with, neighbors, and the children of former classmates and friends have also graduated from over the … Continue reading

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Summer’s Here!

Okay, I now have some breathing space…time to catch up and set forward? Maybe? Last Sunday and Monday was NOT fun for me. Every great once in a while, my blood pressure, which is usually normal range, decides to go … Continue reading

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My daughter makes me so proud in many

My daughter makes me so proud in many ways. She loves music, and is dedicated to Chorus. Last year, she was named Student of the year for 6th & 7th grade Chorus. Tonight, she got that award for 8th grade. … Continue reading

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Jumping June!

As the end of the school year approaches (or has arrived for those of you who get out earlier than we do), I find myself short on sleep, time, and money. Well, shorter on money than usual. That’s because everything … Continue reading

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Dance Night… aka My Baby Is Growing Up!

So, tonight is my daughter’s 8th grade dance. She and her classmates, especially the girls, looked so grown up in their dresses and bling. I did her hair, and just a smidgen of ¬†eye shadow. She has bling on her … Continue reading

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