Category Archives: kids

Donna Day 2013. Let’s Do This.

Today is Donna Day. You may already know what that means, or this may be the first time you’ve heard of it. If you don’t know who Donna is, then you have a  LOT of reading to catch up on. … Continue reading

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Content Loves the Silence

I apologize. This was supposed to be brief, but it turned into something else. It happens. I hope you’ll still read on. My boy is about to leave for the holiday break to spend time with his sperm-donor of a father. … Continue reading

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I Am 32 Flavors and Then Some.

I am a very opinionated and open-minded person. (WHAT?! Stop the presses! No way! Sorry. I had to include some sarcasm.) If you’ve ever read my blog, or visited my facebook page, then you probably already know that. I can … Continue reading

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The Coming Adventures of a Soon-to-be Baldie

I’m going to be in Chicago 5 days from this very moment getting ready for the Donna’s Good things St. Baldrick’s event. Then I’mma be bald shortly after that. Yikes. Not to mention all of the awesome peoples I’ll be meeting! … Continue reading

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Kids With Guns.

I want to give you all fair warning that this post is a bit of a rant, and it is about a controversial topic. I apologize for anyone who takes offense, but I do not apologize for my feelings or … Continue reading

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Love, Inspiration, Hope and Donna.

I was at the boys’ school today, helping out in the library, when I heard one of the middle-schoolers practicing their flute out in the hallway. The sound of instruments being tuned up or practiced always makes me nostalgic for … Continue reading

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The Heartwarming Holiday Hipster Brunch of 2011: Part Two

I promised you guys the second half of this story, and I don’t break promises. If you haven’t already, be sure to read Part one here. Alright, now that you’re all caught up, ladies and gents, please to enjoy The Heartwarming … Continue reading

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