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A Jew Haiku

A Jew Haiku           They made mezuzahs. Little things make me happy. I love my daughters.  

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A School Morning

Today I’m joining Heather of The Extraordinary Ordinary for Just Write. Read here to learn more about Just Write. In a nutshell, it’s a free write about a recent or current experience without adding analysis, explanation, or clarification. ******* I get out … Continue reading

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I’ve Come a Long Way, Baby.

Linking up with Shell for PYHO (Pour Your Heart Out) today. It’s been TOO long since I’ve done this, but today’s the day, people.     The kind of morning when you wake your kids up at 6:45  for school … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

Looking for me today? I’m playing hide and seek. Come find me. And my dad. CLICK HERE to read my first post over at the Gay Dad Project. I would appreciate your support. Please share the post with anyone who … Continue reading

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the first and the last

it feels like the first time. the first time holding a chubby baby in my arms. rolls and dimples and bits of her last meal hiding in the folds of her neck. lost in her soft sighs and murmurs, feeling … Continue reading

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Fast Car

At first I hear voices, but it’s like I’m underwater or in a tunnel. I try to swallow but something’s stuck in my throat and I struggle against it, desperate to yank it out, but I’m frozen. Despite every effort … Continue reading

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Yes, My Dad is Gay.

By now many of you have read the incredible guest post series by Anonymous I’ve shared here on my blog, “Shattering the Clay.” Start here if you missed it. Then go here and here. (for those waiting with baited breath, … Continue reading

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New Orleans Honeysuckle: Gramma’s Backyard

image courtesy of lakeshorepreserve.wisc.edu   Honeysuckle vines spill over the fence, falling like a fountain, cascades of bright green. The white flowers in my grandmother’s backyard look like tiny, delicate bells I tenderly bring the clear drop of nectar to my lips, … Continue reading

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Laughter That Makes Tea Come Out of Your Nose

Today Elaine from The Miss Elaine-ous Life is taking over my blog! Elaine is a bloggy friend who was one of my first followers. She’s an amazing mom to three gorgeous children, and I’m jealous because she now lives in … Continue reading

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This Girl Just Wants to Write

My mom saved this first “story” of mine. It’s hardcore evidence that even at a young age I wanted to be a writer. Fortunately my spelling has come a long way. It also demonstrates that my love for animals and … Continue reading

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