Commode To Joy

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Odes To Joy

Human Highlights: Curtains, Christmasing, & Gingerbread Houses

Human Highlights is a friendly reminder to forgive your human moments, to celebrate the highlights, and to enjoy life’s little lovelies in the interim. Human Moment: Sometimes our human moments aren’t what we do, but what we don’t do. Back in August, I had a guy come to the house for a curtain consult. Four months later, and the job still isn’t complete. (If you’re wondering, yes, this is the same […]

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Human Highlights: Forgetfulness, Dancing, & Ornaments

Human Highlights is a friendly reminder to laugh at, shrug off, and forgive your human moments, to celebrate the highlights, and to look for and enjoy life’s little lovelies in the interim. Human Moment: Thursday evening I introduced myself to a man whom I’ve apparently already met and conversed with previously. Whoops. Lying in bed Friday night, I realized that I forgot to pay the babysitter…who babysat Wednesday. Great. Saturday […]

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Human Highlights: Double Entendre, The Movies, & Grocery Shopping

Human Highlights is a weekly installment serving as a friendly reminder to forgive (and maybe laugh at) yourself for your human moments, to celebrate the highlights, and to enjoy life’s little lovelies in the interim. Human Moment: I was telling mom about my genius decision on our flight home from Florida. My cold was in full force, and I knew I’d need to pack tissue, but I didn’t want a […]

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Human Highlights: Breakables, Cake, & Playgrounds

Human Highlights is a weekly installment serving as a friendly reminder to forgive (and maybe laugh at) yourself for your human moments, to celebrate the highlights, and to enjoy life’s little lovelies in the interim. Human Moment: The condo we’re staying in is a step back in time to the early 90s, decorated with a glam grandma flare. In other words, lots of pastels, florals, and knick knacks. You might […]

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Human Highlights: Parking Pickle & Sheer Excitement

Human Moment: We’re down in Sunny Florida. The condo’s outdoor parking spots are separated by poles that support the roof. You can already see what’s coming, right? While backing our rental car out of the parking spot yesterday, I pushed the accelerator and started to turn the wheel. Boom! Stupid bleeping pole. I highly recommend the Ford Explorer. Not a dent, a scratch, or even the slightest indication that the […]

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