Sucked In

  Posted by Loni With crickets singing outside beneath a black summer sky dimly-lit by Mars, the Moon, and the Milky Way, I tiredly stumble from Rowen’s crib to the couch to give him my own version of midnight milk. Plopping down on the cushions in pajama pants and an oversized T-shirt, I rest my […]

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Marking My Trail with Regurgitated Bread Crumbs

Posted by Dexi How many synonyms do you know for the word “vomit”? I need to use words that mean “vomit” a lot in this post, but I don’t want to be a repeat word-offender, so I am going to access my brain’s word bank, pull out my thesaurus, and maybe venture to urbandictionary.com to […]

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Plan B

Posted by Loni Homemade pepperoni pizza. Grilled cheese and canned soup. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. My supper plans steadily decreased in ambition as Monday evening advanced. I’d been measuring sugar and salt for pizza dough when my two-month-old, Rowen, began stirring in the bassinet I’d pulled into the kitchen next to me. He grunted, […]

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Face It, World

Posted by Dexi Women are not supposed to have hairy faces. But a lot of women, more than are willing to admit to the masses, do don a face full of fluff. I am one of them. And I’m not talking white, wispy locks that are confined to my upper lip— I am talking neck, […]

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That’s My Sister

Posted by Loni Dexi.  There’s something about my “little” 30-year-old sister’s name that just sounds so…colorful.  And spicy, like a sizzling skilletful of fajita fixings.  Maybe it’s just because “Dexi” rhymes with the first part of the word “Mexican,” but I don’t think that’s it.  Another word that Dexi’s name sort-of rhymes with is “hex,” which is […]

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