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The Asshole Moves Out (Again)

My mother was a nurse who worked for over thirty years on the night shift at a local nursing home. She worked 11 at night til 7 a.m. My Asshole Dad would move out whenever he met a new woman … Continue reading

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Half assin life..

I’ll admit I live my life at half ass. I never truly commit myself to anything or anyone. I am the first to admit it, I was a half ass teacher. I am a half ass wife, a half ass friend, … Continue reading

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Smiling Peruvian and The Tall Gringa, A Love Story

I joke about my husband quite a bit. I call him Handy Manny but his name is Edward . I like to tell people that he doesn’t speak English and since I don’t speak Spanish, it’s a match made in … Continue reading

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Kindergarten, Let me outta here…

Here is a poem I wrote last year during my first week of teaching Kindergarten (after teaching 1st grade for the past 9 years). I was so traumatized that I couldn’t bring myself to go back this year. I’m on … Continue reading

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Let’s lighten things up…

Reading back through my recent posts, I’ve noticed how dark they are (guess that’s what depression does to your mind) so I thought I’d lighten things up a little. Here’s a little diddy I wrote to my Dad on Father’s … Continue reading

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