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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

Our hoop dreams!

They aren’t much 🙂 My baby girl is playing basketball for the first time. She doesn’t love being in front of a crowd, and she is doing something totally foreign to her in front of a crowd. I think that … Continue reading

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I see you.

If I chose, I could focus on my list of to do’s, the dust, blah blah blah. I could worry myself sick (no kidding – this is possible) with all that is out of my hands…with all that I just … Continue reading

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I voted. Now what?

I can’t find the words to accurately capture my confusion at the indications reflected in poll results. It doesn’t make sense to me. What I do know, is that it mattered that I voted. It mattered that I tried to … Continue reading

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Look out world!!!

It’s voting day!!! I worked out AND blogged all before 7:15 am. This has the makings of the best day ever! I am going to stop exclaiming (!). It might be because I promised myself a cup of coffee if … Continue reading

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I am here.

I love the way things are always just as I left them when I return to my blog…just like an old friend…we can pick up right where we left off. I was glad to see a one blog post a … Continue reading

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You are not invisible and other treasures

It has been awhile. It seems my craving for routine has wandered, but not in a bad way I think. I have been keeping track of my monthly goals.  I’ve looked back over each month with care.  I am still … Continue reading

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My Major Rockstar Hero Girl

I have a teenager now. 13 going on seriously awesome. We have moments of course… Mostly? Just so amazing. Awhile back she was talking to me about a writing assignment. She was to write about one of her heroes. Her … Continue reading

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