Monthly Archives: February 2016

Finding a “Good” School- To Dream the Impossible Dream

Last week, I had my in-laws over for dinner.  As I made a salad, I asked my father-in-law to help my first grader with his math homework.  My FIL needed to read the problem to Liam and then let him … Continue reading

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“I felt like I’d never been listened to and I had a lot to say”

I started watching this documentary about Kathleen Hanna, titled The Punk Singer. Watching the film helped me put into context just how ground breaking Hanna and the Riot Grrrl movement were, but there was one quote that stuck out for me. … Continue reading

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Depression, Lack of Pills, The Revenant, and Lessons from a Custodial Guitar Hero

The theatre was newly renovated.  I relaxed in a cushy recliner sipping a smuggled beer as I watched The Revenant.  The movie tells the story of an 1800s trapper who was mauled by a bear and left for dead by his … Continue reading

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A Family Tradition of Broncos

For thirty years, I never considered moving from Colorado.  I’d love to tell you that I was too in enamored with the mountains (I really do feel connected to them), or that I had some amazing life happening that couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Jar Nebula

Be careful what you write… A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a piece about a regression in potty training. https://yourmamasallwrite.wordpress.com/2016/01/10/is-a-poop-just-a-poop/ I’m not even sure that is the proper wording for the scenario, since we technically haven’t been “training” for … Continue reading

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