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Friday Favorite (aka Where I blabber about what I love): Summer Playlist

Unless I love a song, more likely than not I don't know the lyrics. If you are in the car with me and you listen, you can tell when I don't know the words. I will either start to hum or get vwery, vwery quiet. And then the chorus will come and I will be… Continue reading Friday Favorite (aka Where I blabber about what I love): Summer Playlist

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Must See Movies of the Summer: Adult Edition

Even though summer doesn't officially start until June 20th, we are already into summer movie season. Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 rocked (literally-the soundtrack is awesome). This past weekend King Arthur bombed (Damnit Charlie! Stop accepting roles in terrible movies). Cars 3, Spiderman: Homecoming, and the inevitable Transformer sequel are still ahead of us.… Continue reading Must See Movies of the Summer: Adult Edition

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Friday Favorite (aka Where I blabber about what I love): Mother’s Day Edition

As a mom I: Limit electronic time Make my kids read on the weekend and during summer Won't allow them to have phones until they are in middle school Yell and cuss Still use time out for sassy talk (with a side of no electronics) Make one dinner and one dinner only each night Don't… Continue reading Friday Favorite (aka Where I blabber about what I love): Mother’s Day Edition

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That Time of Year

    I am equal parts terrified and excited that we have 13 days of school left until summer. Sleeping in, no schedule, and no homework sounds perfect. Kids fighting, not so much. So for our sixth year in a row, the Wilson Summer Bucket List will be taken out of the hall closet. You… Continue reading That Time of Year

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Friday Favorite (aka Where I blabber about what I love): The Hate You Give

It has been a long 3 ½ months. I'm angry. I feel helpless. Reality is like humidity with its oppression. The first month I stayed strong. I donated. I was an armchair activist to the nth degree. I marched. But as time has gone by I find myself going inward. I still donate when I… Continue reading Friday Favorite (aka Where I blabber about what I love): The Hate You Give

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13 Reasons Why (Spoilers and Triggers)

Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) was drama. That is what all the kids in 13 Reasons Why say about a teenage girl. She has committed suicide and then left a set of tapes behind to tell her story. When I was in junior high I tried to swallow a bottle of pills. I walked into the… Continue reading 13 Reasons Why (Spoilers and Triggers)