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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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This is What Emotions Look Like, Mommy

This morning I felt like I got hit by a Mack truck.  I know, original metaphor, right? (Or is that an analogy? Simply a description?  Sorry – High school English failed me.) We had a fabulous St. Patrick’s Day dinner party that lingered until almost 3 am.  The candles and company made it elegant, the [...]

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worth a thousand words

Here’s how Xavi looks when his big brother talks to him and showers him with kisses.  (I finally told Carlitos that he had given Xavi enough kisses for now.  He looked at me and said “I give him dos mas, Mommy.  Dos mas, okaaaeey?” while holding up two fingers).  Yes, you win.  That is just [...]

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