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Monthly Archives: November 2013


On Writing. On Happiness. On Elmo (what else?)

I have completely lost track of what day of my “write every day” project I’m on, which is the bad news, but the good news is that I HAVE been carving out time to write (sadly, working on my novel hardcore means less blogging time, but that’s ok, you were probably kinda sick of me, anyway). The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of writing, momming, revving up for


My kiddo officially understands everything (and I am screwed)

So my kiddo, at two years old, is full on talking now. He’s not like, reciting the Pledge of Allegiance or anything (though we do have a good friend whose same-age son can say “it’s a grand old flag” — you know who you are and your kiddo is OUTLANDISHLY CUTE). But Leo is definitely pointing to the “purple bicycle” and “purple oos (shoes)” and saying “Mommy drive car” and