ignore me and do what you need to

school starts next week.  summer is at once both long and quick.  i remembered today marveling at michigan in the springtime in a conversation that feels like it took place yesterday.  but tomorrow is september. the cool air has stayed.  i’d thought it to be a mere quirk.  i thought we’d see summer in full

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follow me

i’m not allowed to look at anybody famous for a little while. you’d be surprised who is famous in my book. there are too many metaphors for life tonight. my son encouraging me to sled down our slide, gardens full of fanning weeds that weren’t so bad once you got down in it…lives lived out

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my day and my kids

this spring has had it’s share of robin egg blue shells found by my son.  as well as three nests. i’m not sure what these birds are up to.  today was a day full of sun and wind.  the kids and i took a long drive out to the farms in michigan and ended up

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nice weather we’re having, eh?

oh, tylenol cold daytime, how i love thee. your cool burst of citrus mint refreshes my very soul.  i trust you will trickle down into my bloodstream and possibly make this god forsaken sinus headache go away. blah.  we’re sick.  again. i want to talk about post nasal drip. what the heck?  is there anything

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riding horses in detroit

we’re coming through a long season of sickness. children catch and catch again complete with fevers and coughs.  breathing machine parts and used kleenex get strewn about the kitchen. pray for health in the ol’ neds-fox home. yesterday i walked too long outside. i could’ve stopped, but the sun was promising warmth that the snow

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paint

i can guess presents.  maybe you can, too.  this has been troubling for my husband who has tried, for a long time, to catch me unaware.  this year, he won.   these portraits were painted by www.jeremyokaidavis.com  he’s an artist out of seattle that josh met whilst growing his beard with several other fellows on

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