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Going Deep

Going Deep

I sent some pieces of writing for Olivia to read. She sends me back a message “got them”. Nothing else after that- so I pry a little and send a message that says well?

What I saw when I woke up…

What I saw when I woke up…

When I woke up this is what I saw, a small brown ‘thing’. Leo got up before me as he always does. He likes to do that so he doesn’t have to make the bed. He announces to everyone and anyone who will listen that the last one out of bed should make it. That means grumpy, not a morning person Alex J. is responsible for making the bed. I rolled over as the sun hit my face, thinking how…

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Dear ADHD

Dear ADHD

Dear ADHD, My editor says I should blog about you. I don’t think you deserve one so I am writing you a letter of dismissal. You are fired! I have had it with your impulsive behaviour which gets me in trouble on a daily basis. I have reviewed with you several times how disconnected your thoughts are and how you force me- by taking my brain hostage to forget what I am doing, where I am going and …. there…

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Flying Shoes and Baby Powder

Flying Shoes and Baby Powder

Have you ever wondered how you got to “that” place or stood somewhere and wondered “when did this happen and when the hell did I turn into this person?”  I remember standing in our bedroom on Christmas Eve having an argument with my husband, Leo about who was going to pick up the shoe from the neighbour’s lawn that had been launched through the window moments before the argument. This is when I first realized my life had become a…

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