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A Sentimental-ish Post about Traditions. Kind of.

Since the day I found out I was pregnant with Carlitos, my husband and I have lived in six different homes in three different states.  I changed jobs and added in about four different part-time positions, he changed jobs three times and started graduate school. To balance out the chaos, we have plenty of solid [...]

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Dark Clouds and Silver Linings

Lonesome. A family friend (who survived stage 4 lung cancer) used that word in an email to me last week.  I feel as though my emotions and thoughts have been swirling chaotically around inside of me for the past two weeks.  Hearing the words, “You have cancer.” shook me.  As someone who is usually able [...]

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How I Spent My Winter Vacation. By Annie Horcasitas

Happy New Year! I know I was a little MIA, but, like Lauryn Hill, I am worth the wait, guys. Really. Plus, I was doing really important stuff. Like, playing in the the snow in Central Park as the blizzard began. The surprise attack as his daddy tries to help him build a dirtman snowman. [...]

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