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About attraversiamodarmaz

Midwestern girl who loves big city shopping (note - do not love high heels of any kind) * hate to say that first because I fancy myself a yoga chic too who is into feng shui and a minimalist life but it's just not all true!* I do forget to recycle* LOVE reading and music and most things crafty (the idea of them - very fickle and creative urges come and go faster than light or sound)* Grand chef and baker in my own mind and kitchen - love to mix and match recipes for a glorious new concoction* Gardening would be very successful - I have a flair but short attention span can cause casualties* True bliss is my home filled with three beautiful children (four on the weekends - an amazing Goddaughter)* did forget to feed the beautiful children lunch once when they were too small to remind me* can't find socks for all on some crazy mornings* I'm a learner who just can't help it...a writer in my head, and a college instructor for a half dozen classes a year* can't help my right brain optimism* been a foster mom* am a very grateful mom of adopted children* worst life moment: leaving the E.R. with an empty baby carrier* this is me...pretty much

For the Love

I haven’t been here in awhile. Good Friday seemed like a fine time to show up. I started the year all ready to be more intentional about goals and plans and resolutions and I was going to be the girl … Continue reading

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It’s all about the story…

Holidays can be so tricky…schedules, budgets, expectations, travel, blah blah blah. I am ever seeking the best way to make it matter. I also try to be reasonable and have a general “less is more” approach. I find myself easily … Continue reading

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I sort of love breaking rules

I create rules…because I love a good plan…and then I break the rules when they no longer serve me well. Today was a lovely day. There were many great moments. Yet, it wasn’t exploding with grateful photos. I am a … Continue reading

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Thank you for your service

I think all too often it is easy to forget why we have our choices. I can say I am not comfortable with violence and choose to solve problems in other ways. I can care for my children and my … Continue reading

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The great thing about today.

It’s warm!! I had lunch with a beautiful soul I have known since kindergarten. I started the day in a classroom…I love that. I am on my way to workout…I love that too (but if today is not your workout … Continue reading

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I gave you grace and I can snatch it right back…wait…

It was one of those days… You know the kind? Mostly it is good. Many lovely things happened. Why can’t I focus on that? Nope. Instead I play in my head over and over again these two parenting moments that … Continue reading

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I miss you!

I missed a few days. I didn’t want to write this one. The most beautiful soul died so very suddenly. She was only 42. She taught right next door to me my first year in KC. She shook her head … Continue reading

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