Monthly Archives: January 2011

Pain In The Ear

“Hey Mamma?”  Ronan said from the back seat as I was driving him to his allergy shot.  I had just dropped Tess and her friend off at CCD (she’s preparing for her First Communion)  — we had an hour and … Continue reading

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Dream Machine

When I was little, I suffered from nightmares.  In order to fall asleep, I came up with a system: I imagined that inside my brain, there was a dream spiral.  A bad thought, maybe a monster from a movie or … Continue reading

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Say What?

Last weekend we attended a fundraiser/dinner party.  There was a celebrity chef, it was in a fabulous house, there were twenty fun guests and all the money was going to our school.  Yay! “Everyone, take a seat,” one of the … Continue reading

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Christmas List Recap

Today I took the lights off my roof.   I could see downtown in the distance, sticking up over the tops of the leafy trees, and I admit it, I felt that Christmas-is-over sadness, just like when I was a … Continue reading

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