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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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A Major Award! (not really)

Guess what happened when  I stopped writing on my blog for over 2 months because I was too lazy/depressed/busy/distracted to pay any attention to it? Anyone care to guess? Bueller? Bueller? No one? Alright, fine. I’ll tell you. I was … Continue reading

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From Sgt. Pepper to Captain Albert Alexander: My Musical Journey

Music. It fills our ears with sounds and our souls with emotions. Nothing else can take us from the highest highs to the lowest lows while only appealing to one of our senses. Music embeds itself in our memories and … Continue reading

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My Tale of Baldness, Bliss, Magic, and Cheese Sandwiches.

I’m bald. Well, mostly bald. I was bald 4 weeks ago. Someone took an electric razor to my noggin and sheared me like a sheep. Balder than the day I was born. It was one of the most rewarding things … 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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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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Delayed Gratitude

Just wanted to write a quick post while I can. Our internet hasn’t been working for the past several days, and I’ve barely been able to make it online to read, much less write. I wanted to take a minute … Continue reading

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