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industrial ketchup

Summer visitation prep

Next week, Miss L arrives for our summer visitation, so yesterday, we went grocery shopping for Miss L foods: hash browns, cheese sticks, little yogurts. And ketchup. Lots and lots and lots of ketchup. In fact, 7.2 pounds of ketchup, the kind that comes in a massive can from Costco and makes you a little queasy…

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when to walk away

When to walk away

You can read the updated (and way longer, and way more relevant for struggling stepparents) version of this post here: When should you walk away from your blended family? It’s been one of those months. A month when all the paintbrushes I broke out for my best intentions sat unused in water so long they…

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the lucky ones

Last night, I tagged along with Miss G to an info session on the ASL interpreter program she wants to apply for. The presenter had everyone go around the room, introduce themselves, and say a few words about why they wanted to be an interpreter. The answers were many and varied. One gal had been…

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