Category Archives: Family

Five years of Taterbug

*Tatum Maris Reed* 21 February 2012 @ 12:46pm CST • 7lbs4oz & 19.7 inches Born at the Regional Medical Center of Memphis Looking back at the announcement of her birth feels like a million years have passed.  Only half a … Continue reading

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Time capsule and a funeral

Adam, Tatum, and I created a time capsule over the weekend per their request.  It was a spur of the moment thing but I decided to roll with it.  Easier said than done given my perfectionist tendencies and control freak … Continue reading

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I cling to the 9%!

Last fall I purchased a DNA kit from Ancestry.com, hoping to shed some light on my international genetic makeup.  I spit awkwardly into a plastic test tube, made a  video to commemorate the occasion [bonus points for Adam referencing John … Continue reading

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Thomas Brian Bosi

My best friend, Thomas Bosi, was killed on 13 October 2015.  A drunk driver slammed into him and couldn’t be bothered to stop.  He died on impact.  His tragic, senseless, and untimely death sent me into a downward spiral.  Only … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I need a meeting.  Since leaving the house right now is not an option I chose instead to steal a few minutes for myself to decompress.  The Barbie Dream House box provides the perfect hiding spot.  Should I log into … Continue reading

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Relapse

  I relapsed. Because I went against my better judgment and placed myself in a precarious situation I started drinking the night before work.  Guess who couldn’t be bothered to attend the next day?  No call, no show, nothing.  I … Continue reading

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Birthday/Easter

As luck would have it Adam’s birthday was the Saturday before Easter, hence the combined themes. I cannot believe this time eight years ago I was at the hospital holding my first born child.  Every day since the moment he … Continue reading

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