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I’m Getting A… Job?

I’m not sure it counts as a job if it’s your parents paying you to do it, but hey, I have a job now. I cook for the family, ten bucks a meal, five days a week. I only cook … Continue reading

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Winner Winner Turkey Dinner

Last night, I won NaNoWriMo. Fifty thousand words in twenty- six days, and I’m two scenes short of a first draft. I am truly amazing, am I not? I burst out of my room at nine this morning bubbling with … Continue reading

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Siblings.

I am fourteen years old, almost fifteen. I have a younger sister who is nearly thirteen, and two younger brothers, aged ten and two. I was an only child for nearly two years, but I don’t remember those years, and … Continue reading

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Craptastrophe

So my baby brother is getting potty-trained, which means he usually wears tiny superhero undies now instead of the diapers he previously sported. And today I’m babysitting. Now, we set these little potty-timers, so that every thirty minutes he has … Continue reading

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The Spawn.

The Spawn, comfortably at 2 and a half, is a nightmare. He screams and claws you when he doesn’t get what he wants, he bites, he kicks, he’s spoiled and knows that if he screams in a grocery store we’ll … Continue reading

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Making It To New York: Aunt Rose’s House

Last Wednesday we finished clearing out our house. Every appliance, piece of furniture, dish, towel, everything but the stuff packed in our suitcases was gone; sold, trashed or donated. The plane tickets we’d booked didn’t leave until Friday, so we … Continue reading

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Estate Sale: Friday

If you’ve read my previous post, you know what an estate sale is and how we’ve been preparing for it. Here’s how it went: I got woken up at the crack of dawn (Seven thirty in the morning, but I’m … Continue reading

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