Category Archives: Danielle- partner in crime

Trivia Crack and the Mediterranean Bar

My darling Tatum turns three in three days.  We have yet to plan her party because winter weather [round two] looks to be heading our way this weekend.  Most likely we’ll have a small celebration at the house and a … Continue reading

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Grab beer, inflate slide, make exit

Yet another night of insomnia.  At this point I’ve become quasi-nocturnal.  ‘Quasi’ because one can only sleep so much during the day with two children.  Slumber is overrated. Does anyone else remember Steven Slater?  Four years ago Mister Slater found … Continue reading

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Be mine

Two years ago I spent Valentine’s Day with Danielle at her mom’s house in Southaven.  Very few people knew I had left my home in California– if anyone discovered my absence the consequences would be disastrous– and we carefully orchestrated … Continue reading

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Goth teens and fake nails

I am:  politically savvy; progressive; well-versed on current affairs; an avid reader; passionate about social justice issues; a college graduate; involved with my Unitarian Univeralist congregation; a feminist; and very opinionated.  You’d never know from my recent posts.  Lately all … Continue reading

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Z + S = <3

Earlier I alluded to a separation from Z.  Talk about a poor choice of words on my end.  We are very much still together.  What I should have emphasized was the geographic separation– meaning the two of us are doing … Continue reading

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Carley is 5

Happy fifth birthday to my precious Carley Payton!  There is no child [other than Adam] with more appreciation for my bracelets, tattoos, and style.  Auntie Sloane loves you.  Danielle, you’re a great mother. With infinite love, gratitude, and respect, Sloane

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“Life is Beautiful”

Sleep is futile.  My brain won’t shut off.  I’m tired of being awake but I’m too emotionally drained to be exhausted.  So it’s the perfect time for a blog update!  These past few hours I have struggled with depression.  I’ve … Continue reading

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