Alone in a coffee shop….

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How Art Thou I am so proud of myself.  I am sitting alone in a coffee shop as I write this.  When I came back into the living room after putting Ty down for his morning nap, I noticed Jason was settling in for his morning nap, too.  He doesn’t have to go into work until […]

Dinner Dates….

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 Last Thursday we went out to dinner at Coast. (We had a gift card!)  Ty stayed with my parents (thank you again) and we had a few hours to just be ourselves. I got to be the Abbie I like spending time with.  Not the responsible, overwhelmed, to-do list focused Abbie, but the carefree, […]

April Showers….

     When it rains it pours. This has been Jason’s mantra lately, and he usually says it with a look of defeat on his face. He’s talking about his work schedule. After spending the months leading up to the birth of our baby worried about making ends meet and praying for extra hours, he has […]

In like a lion out like a lamb

In like a lion, out like a lamb. I remember the picture for March on the calendar bulletin board when I was in the 3rdgrade.  A roaring lion and leaves that swirled angrily across the construction paper backing until they settled peacefully around a fluffy white lamb.  I found it to be very dramatic.  March […]