By on Oct 8, 2015 in Family | 0 comments

“Mom, can I have a French fry?” “No, we’ll be home in a minute. The two in the backseat will scream like banshees if they see you eating a fry.” “Well, Pop pop always gets an extra fry so we can eat them on the way home.” “What?” “Yep, every time we go to Chic Filet, we get an extra fry.” “An extra fry? Who is this Pop pop?” Pop pop is physically my father. His hair...

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By on Sep 13, 2015 in Family | 4 comments

As a lover of words, journaling has grown from a habit to an absolute love of mine. I daydream about a time to come, when I no longer walk the earth, but generations after me read my words, laugh at my little jokes and snicker at seemingly trivial mistakes I made. I am on the prowl for a journal almost as much as I am in search of a good book to read. My discretion...

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By on Aug 27, 2015 in Family | 3 comments

Enjoying a cup of coffee, sinking into my morning routine, Trump trumped the news once again. I tuned out the hilarity clearing dirty dishes and syrup puddled on the kitchen table. My ears perked to the words – “Controversy over the removal of a portrait of Jesus Christ from a middle school in Kansas….” Interest peaked; I surrendered the kitchen table to its usual...

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