Author Archives: alianora

Love Doesn’t Excuse Abuse

My grandfather died a few weeks ago, and ever since, I’ve been mulling over something the preacher said in the service. He kept saying how much my grandfather loved his family. How he loved his wife, my grandmother. How his … Continue reading

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Cheapskate Stocking Stuffers

I have a weakness for reading gift suggestion posts from all kinds of different blogs. I love the ideas, the things I may not have thought of that my kid (or one of my sisters) would love. Or alternately, lists … Continue reading

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Things That Have Annoyed Me Today

– the fact that it persistently refused to be Sunday when it was time to get up – the inability for parents at my school to drop off their children in the right place, where I do not have to … Continue reading

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Pebbles of Hope After Election Day

I went to bed last night scared. I woke up sad and angry and so so confused. I don’t understand how a country like the United States could so willingly put hatred in the highest political office. My co-workers are … Continue reading

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Feeling Old and Achy

Should I already be starting to fall apart? Physically, I mean. I’m pretty sure I fall apart emotionally on a fairly regular basis. But should both feet hurt with what I suspect is planter faciitious? Should I be hobbling around … Continue reading

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