Category Archives: Dances with Chaos

Belonging

Life is a massive jigsaw puzzle. You are constantly trying to find where you belong, the perfect fit: a friend, a teacher, a class, a major, a job, a spouse… the list goes on. Sometimes the pieces fit. It is … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Memories

Dear G-pa, I miss you.  Sometimes I forget that you’re gone, aided by the distance between Texas and Iowa. It’s easy to pretend you’re still 900 miles away, waiting for my family to descend so you have an excuse to … Continue reading

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Traveling Tales Part 1: The Toothache, Food Poisoning, Severe Weather, & the Middle of Nowhere

I am cursed blessed to be a stay at home parent. This means my children drive me crazy are my employers. The vacation time and sick days are nonexistent but we spend lots of quality time together. The monetary pay … Continue reading

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