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Mendo county mom with some stories and musings. Native to the area since 1984.

Now We Are Six

Now We Are Six

Now We Are Six When I was one, I had just begun. When I was two, I was nearly new. When I was three, I was hardly me. When I…

That What You Fear The Most?

That What You Fear The Most?

Last week I completed a class I never intended on taking. In fact, I have been running from that whole sector of the academic world for half my life. I…

Post-Cult Anti-Automaton

Post-Cult Anti-Automaton

It sounds hokey, but it happened to me. Something I believed in with the depth of more core turned out to be something of a charade. Eventually it broke into…

Important Guidelines for Co-Parenting:

Important Guidelines for Co-Parenting:

As a part of the "Parenting Apart" workshop I had to attend when I was getting divorced, I was given a packet of all sorts of materials. Of everything I…

More Mushy Mom Stuff

More Mushy Mom Stuff

It was bound to happen. He's been asking for some time but when Craigslist knocked, I answered. That's right, today we installed the bunk beds in his bedroom. This might…

Here’s Why You’re Voting Yes on Measure A:

Here’s Why You’re Voting Yes on Measure A:

The following is information I gleaned from a mailer I received today. I was on the fence about this project but I am not any more. Regardless of what you…

Images of Inhabiting the Social World

Images of Inhabiting the Social World

The following link is to the slides from a project I created for a class I am taking for my social work program. I could give you the back story…

T-ball and MLK

T-ball and MLK

I just signed the little man up for T-ball. I am going to be a T-ball mom. How radical is that? Yes, well it is what it is. My 19…

National Intervention

National Intervention

It's been a whirl-wind. Back to school after a holiday break for all of us. Bulbs in the ground, waiting for spring to start their sprouting. Meanwhile, a breath of…

Gadgets, Rube Goldberg and Native American Studies

Gadgets, Rube Goldberg and Native American Studies

It's a beautiful December. The little man is gadgeting. The teenager is neck deep in Rube Goldberg machines. My boyfriend is recovering from some strange chemical reactions, but he has…

To Do What Needs To Be Done

To Do What Needs To Be Done

The biggest news in the past month with the little man was that the he is doing great in school via the Parent-Teacher Conference.  The little man is doing great…