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In Memory of Ken’s Dad

Last night, I slept a cold, black sleep–that hard, dreamless sleep that comes with an exhausted mind and body.  When I woke, I was surprised to find that my kids (who’ve been melting down left and right these past few weeks) seemed to have morphed back into their regular old calm and happy selves.  I […]

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This One’s for Ken

One step forward, 18 steps back.  Ken’s about to fly to California for the second time this week because his dad, who’s been fighting cancer for the past year, is quickly declining.  While he was gone earlier this week, my mom fell and broke her hip, which (with its major surgery, rehab and long recovery […]

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