Category Archives: Parenting

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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2017

2016 wasn’t a complete disaster.  I experienced gut wrenching pain [death, relapse, difficult life lessons], euphoric joy [recovery, adulting, the perfect job] and learned so much I thought my head would explode.  Even though the vast majority of my news … Continue reading

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Here I am

Did y’all miss me?  I took yet another sabbatical from blogging.  Fear not, I have returned.  Some douchebag asshole degenerate not nice person stole my phone out of my hands and I went without for a few weeks.  Thankfully my … Continue reading

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Obligatory Valentine acknowledgement

My special valentine manifested itself in the Starbucks drive thru this morning.  ❤ Upon approaching the window the cashier told me that the car in front of me was feeling generous and had paid for my order.  Too cool!  I … Continue reading

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Ends and beginnings

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” How’s that for a cliché breakup quote?  Several days ago my significant other and I parted ways.  In an highly atypical move I spoke very little of it on this blog.  … Continue reading

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Last leisurely weekend

….before my chaotic schedule commences. Tomorrow morning I’ll hit the ground running with my new job.  My itinerary can best be described as a clustereff.  Working full-time in sales with a side job tutoring after hours proves challenging for the … Continue reading

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#BahHumbug

My dear friend Bethany invited me to Highpoint Church with her two weeks ago.  No sooner than I walked through the door did I realize it wasn’t your typical Bible Belt affair– emblazoned on the front of the program handed to … Continue reading

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