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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

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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Free to be you…kinda

I like to think I am a very open minded person.  I try to support the interests of my children.  I let them choose their clothes, etc.  I don’t even fuss when they proclaim to be a KU fan and … Continue reading

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Well Done Mr. Washington

You know those moments? The ones that cause you to stop and look around and remember how you got to here? Yep. Just last night I was reading an old post from when MC was 5. We were having trouble … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap.

At the end of this fine Saturday in cold ass February (come on, it’s true), I reflect on key attributes of good from today. They are: I signed up for a new painting workshop. I returned yoga pants where the … Continue reading

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Snowmageddon 2014

This weather stuff cracks me up.  I grew up in Iowa.  There is a song about being stranded in Iowa.  There are letters about how awesome the snow is at first and progresses to insanity.  It is sort of like … Continue reading

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Dating ( Totally the D Word)

I have been happily divorced for over three years.  Three years ago, one of my adorable children (who shall remain nameless) told me ever so casually that if I dated someone they would kick them in the nuts.  First I … Continue reading

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Another Little Secret

If you were to see me in any of my professional capacities, your impression would be fairly consistent.  If you saw me in most social situations or with my kids (most of the time), it would remain consistent.  There is … Continue reading

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