Finishing

Tomorrow I will load up my backpack with sharpened number #2 pencils and brand new textbooks and head off, once again, to begin yet another semester of university learning.  It will be the 8th semester, remarkably, in a row, that I have made this trek without interruption. Fall, Winter, Summer. Rinse. Cry. Repeat. The thing […]

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Why you should have sex with your husband tonight

It took you 2 hours to get the kids to sleep. There were glasses of water fetched, imaginary flies pretend swatted, three stories read and everyone was tucked in—begrudgingly.  But not for long.  Because then there was the crying and screaming (you) and the ultimatums (them).  The bribes. Empty threats were made and finally, they […]

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Maybe, baby

My ex-husband had a baby last December. Well, to be more precise his girlfriend had a baby last December, but he was (based on my vague understanding from producing 4 children myself) at least indirectly, involved. While I was not consulted on this decision (I’m guessing the whole, “we are divorced, I have a new partner, […]

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