The Successful IEP

It is a rare and elusive thing for me lately. The “successful” IEP meeting. My son has issues, therefor the school district has him on an Individualized Education Program (IEP). This is a fancy way of saying my kid requires a team of people to be able to keep afloat in school. We got beyond […]

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Fit By 40

I have exactly one year to get fit by 40. I’m not assigning a weight to that or a size. I just want to feel and be “fit”. Only I will know what that means, and only my body will tell me what that means. I’m gonna go ahead and assume the jiggle will be […]

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The Blahs

I can’t help but think how I had some kind of opportunity with so much traffic to my blog, but other than people just reading what I had to say, what more is there? So the first non-soapbox, non-meaningful purpose post is bound to be kind of a flop. At least i’m calling it out […]

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More About Birds

I could not in a million years have imagined the type of traction my post To The Person Wanting To Buy A Bird would get. I know I’ve said that already, but it’s still mind blowing to me. I’m up to five thousand two hundred views so far. Today was an interesting and hard day […]

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Stunned (Re: Bird Letter)

My post Bird Letter has received nearly a thousand views in 2 days. 1,000. (Update: 2500 in 3 days ?!?! Wow!!) Holy crap! What this number actually means in completed views, purposeful clicking, actual interest, thoughtful consideration, I have no clue. I just know it’s actually been shared and passed around a bit and i’m […]

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To The Person Wanting to Buy a Bird

Dear Person Who Wants Sooooo Badly To Buy A Bird, I get it. I totally get it. They are majestic, beautiful, talking, feeling, sensitive, emotional beings that are exotic and unusual. They are obtainable. You can get vet care for them. They are conversation starters and ice breakers. They are mesmerizing beings. They are a […]

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I’ve been collecting lots of feathers since working at the sanctuary. When I first started there I knew I wanted to do something with them, no clue what, but something. I figured a wreath would be cool. A circle covered in feathers. Nothing I cant handle. After about a month, the feather collection was getting […]

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Fun With Feathers

Today was a magnificent day in Bird Land!! Finally!! You know how after you have a baby you put in soooo much work and effort, and they are just unable to appreciate it? You wait and wait and wait for that first non-gas smile. That first non-poopin laugh. Once you get that, you are golden! […]

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How It’s Going Now

This is a follow up to my previous post about medicating my son for his ADHD and Dyspraxia, How Its Going . We did the Aderall thing. We played with the dosage, and once we started changing the dosage to find a good one, my kid got really emotional. Like, “My sister is being meeeeeeeaaaaan […]

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