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Entries from January 2011

The End of an Era

January 26th, 2011 · No Comments

I have been semi-seriously applying for jobs for about 2 weeks now.  All told, about 10 apps to various places.  I got my first call-back/phone screening yesterday.  Sounded promising – a technical writing company out in Oak Brook with a propriety database software.  They need someone to write an online help manual. So, today I […]

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Tags: monumental · work

A snowstorm of thought-flakes.

January 17th, 2011 · No Comments

Let me see if I can catch a few with my tongue, as they drift through the banks of my mind.   Okay – today for no reason at all I thought of Paul Pavlik.  In 1996 I sat, a very nervous, shy, blond girl, age 11.  I was almost in tears in Mr. Hamil’s […]

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And on the other side…!

January 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Ari is my world, she really is.  However…she’s also 2!  That magical age people shudder about that falls somewhere after individualization begins and before reasoning takes effect. I am a pretty non confrontational person, in general.  So, I chose a parenting style that suited me.  I am who I am, and that person is not […]

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Tags: Arianna · Parenting

I begin my new year by gushing

January 1st, 2011 · Comments Off on I begin my new year by gushing

Now that Ari is talking some it seems like there are no ends to her cuteness.  For example, this morning she informed me that there was a baby circle in the middle of her bagel. And I love the way she constructs her sentences.  Like someone who isn’t really fluent would, grabbing parts of words […]

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Tags: Arianna