Monthly Archives: October 2010

Ballet Mom

Did I want to be a ballet mom?   No.   Am I one?  Maybe a little. When I found out I was having a girl, I swore she would never step foot in a ballet studio.  She was not going to … Continue reading

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Gag Me

Woke up again at 5am anxious, like I’d accidentally downed a cup of coffee in my sleep. Hit snooze at 7am, because I’d fallen back.  I was thrilled to have been dreaming, even if it wasn’t a fun dream, probably … Continue reading

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The Monster

I am trying to win a tennis match.  In order to win, I need to focus.  I need to concentrate on the ball.  I need confidence.  The fear of losing is now a monster lurking in the corner of the … Continue reading

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Tree Hugger

I just climbed a tree.  Not just any tree, but my tree, the ficus I didn’t cut when we bought this house, amost 100 years old.  I knew it was wrong to cut them down, even though my good friend … Continue reading

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Swimming With Sharks

Yes, another blog.   I can’t believe it myself. I have always had very vivid dreams.  Nightmares even.  The kind you wake up from screaming or crying, the pillow already drenched with tears.  In the past few years, there has been … Continue reading

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Today I lost another tennis match.  That makes 4 out of 4.  My winning percentage is currently 00.00%.  Ugh.  I do not have a steady partner.  I am no longer with any of my teammates from my most successful (68.88%) … Continue reading

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