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Tales of a Teendoc

You might have noticed by now, my dear readers, that I am a bit of a storyteller. I just love recounting the funny, the emotional, the angry, and the evocative tales from my life. Yet there is one area that has been almost completely off limits, and that is the tales from my many years […]


My Love Connection Debacle, For Your Viewing Pleasure

I cringe as I type this post. I’m serious. The 47 year old me is looking back at that 26 year old me and thinking, what the hell? Were you on bad drugs or just loopy in the head? But a promise is a promise. And a long, long time ago, I promised my 3 […]


Goodness, 7 Years?

It’s the Ides of March and you know what that means…yep, the day that the AdoringOne and I made it official: 3/15/03 Unlike last year and that truly healing weekend (and evocative blog posting), this anniversary snuck up on us between Zara’s meltdowns and my febrile strep throat and productive cough. Honestly I felt more […]


Reason #759 I’m Glad I’m Not My Mother

Just the other day I was combing through the Dollhouse archives. And if you’ve been blogging as long as I have (since 2003) that’s a lot of combing. Someone had approached me about linking back to my blog tales about my infertility journey. There aren’t a lot of black infertility bloggers and many sistas tend […]


Finding Treasure

There are times in your life that you find treasure unexpectedly. You have no idea that you’re about to walk into a treasure cache, but amazingly, there it is. I recognize that treasure comes in many forms for different people. For me, though, connections to happy times in my childhood are my found treasures. Those […]


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