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Perfect normal

This is such a perfect Saturday morning. Poppy and Ace are playing sweetly together in their room, both in their underwear, because that’s how they roll. I can hear them discussing the tablet game they’re playing, something with pictures of … Continue reading

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Say My Name, Say My Name

There’s a little box you can check at the end of the divorce petition: “wife requests to be known as her former name.” You check the box, fill in your “former” name, and just like that, as soon as your … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Resurrection

It’s a little lonely around Casa de Episcoplic tonight. The kids are with Lou. I have laundry and tidying I could be doing, but… I don’t feel like it. A dear friend once told me I’m a Social Sim. It’s … Continue reading

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Love Never Ends

My deep philosophizations of late have been about love.   The familiar passage from I Corinthians on love, popular at weddings (including my own), tells us,   Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or … Continue reading

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I Want Daddy

So, yeah. I’m not gonna lie. This shit is hard. It’s not all epiphanies and profundity and adolescent anthems. Sometimes it’s tantrums and tears and doubt with days I slog through feeling like I suck at everything. Today was a … Continue reading

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Age of Christ

My 33rd birthday was last month. April 20th; 4/20. It’s a really interesting birthday to have. I share it with at least three friends, plus Mother Angelica and Hitler. In addition to being known as everyone’s favorite day to smoke pot, … Continue reading

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Poppy, Toofy, and the Rescue

My five-year-old, Poppy, had a tooth extracted by the dentist today. The tooth, a molar, had  had a cavity filled some time ago. And then the filling broke, and then there was a repair, and an infection, and an abscess, … Continue reading

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