Author Archives: alianora

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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“Please don’t call me him.”

I was joking around. I teasingly said something about Voldemort to the dog, and didn’t even realize until V looked up at me with those big eyes and firmly said, “Please don’t call me ‘him.’” I had slipped up without … Continue reading

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