Commode To Joy

finding happy (even in the crappy)

Less Folly, More Jolly

20 days to Christmas.While my coffee brewed this morning, I caught a whiff, not of brewing beans, but of that clenched, shallow breath feeling. I was thinking of what’s left to be done this holiday season, like the shopping and figuring out when we’ll celebrate with family and ordering food and the school Christmas party AND program…

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Date Night Categorized

Thursday night is our standing date night. It started last winter – you know, the winter that hung on through April – when I was going (stir) crazy.Thursdays for a stay at home parent are the equivalent of the second-to-last lap of a run: It’s the toughest. You’re close-ish to the end, but there’s still more to go.

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Energy Enema

Have you ever been around someone who was a bit nasty? Of course you have. I was in the presence of one such soul this week. I try treading lightly when speaking of others; it’s good practice. So, without giving too much away, let’s just say it wasn’t that she was unfriendly, she was anti-friendly.

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