April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself


The drop zone

When Mike and I order calzones from D.P. Dough, I always get the Loading Zone, and he prefers the Drop Zone. Mine has breaded chicken with onions and green peppers and lots of mozzarella cheese – all wrapped in super delicious, chewy pizza dough. Mike’s Drop Zone has breaded chicken, pepperoni, mozzarella, ricotta and parmesan. […]

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Date night adventures

Like most things in life that are important, date nights are a lot of work. I know that may seem counterintuitive, but it’s true. Mike and I celebrated eight years of marriage on Tuesday. He was working that night, so we planned to go out to dinner last night. This means that we arranged for […]

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Drive-through surprise

The first thing I read Friday morning was this post on one of my favorite websites, Momastery. The story is about a woman who used a “ninja love” move and sneakily bought another lady’s groceries. Turns out the lady who got the free groceries was buying food for a domestic violence shelter. I wept when […]

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Coping with coffee

One of my go-to coping mechanisms/emotional eating indulgences is a frozen coffee drink. I will slap a five spot on the Starbucks counter on any given bad day. Despite many years of trying to prove that a Frappuccino makes everything better, my theory came crashing to an ugly halt today. Elliot’s behavior has been less […]

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