Commode To Joy

finding happy in the crappy

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Snapshot

I remember watching a show on tv when I was a girl, some sort of Dateline Barbara Walters thing in which two parents discussed losing a child in a car crash. “It’s one of those things that we thought, “Oh that’ll never happen to us,’” the dad said.

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Dream Doing

It’s deadline week for the Decatur Magazine, which means I’m elbow deep in word counts and writing styles, and I couldn’t be happier about it!Here’s a little something you might not know about me: I was a stay at home wife before I was a stay at home mom. That means I had loads of free time. The shopping/lunching stereotype didn’t suit me. Well okay, the lunching part did, but you can only eat for so long.

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Mutt’s Gone Wild

The year is 2006, winter, second semester of my senior year of college. My brother, Troy, and Heather, my to-be sister-in-law, were out of town, returning in the wee hours of the morning. Troy asked me to go to the house and check on their newly adopted dog, Harley.

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