Category Archives: Mr. Spit

Do Not Say We Have Failed

I am “home”, which is Prince George. I am here for one of the nieces’ graduation. This means that at 8 am this morning, my ex husband picked me up. He came in the house, carried my bags. He asked … Continue reading

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Thin Strand

I’ve often thought that there is a cord that wraps through our lives. It carries our family memories, our passions, who we were, the worries we carry our entire lives. It wraps around us; our relationships they become strands within … Continue reading

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I wanna go home

I almost took another job a few weeks ago. It was more money, a kind of interesting challenge and the sort of thing I’d be really good at. I turned them down. It was the right job for a woman … Continue reading

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100 Things I love about you

Today marks 14 years of wedded life for Mr. Spit and I. In recognition of that – way back in March, 100 days before today, I started a list of 100 things I loved about Mr. Spit. March 1. You … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Mr. Spit ran his first half marathon yesterday. 

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This Love

A person from my old church posted a video on facebook and it was called “the only video about marriage that every Christian has to watch”. I rolled by eyes but thought I should actually take the time to watch … Continue reading

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Cooky Love

I have just spent two and a half hours trying to write an email. In the end I wrote an 15 page document and attached it to a 2 paragraph email. The problem was that I couldn’t send back the … Continue reading

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This Man

  This man. . . Loads the car with home reno stuff. . . Writes the Christmas cards¬† . . . . Cuddles cats (that he says he doesn’t like!) . . . Reads maps in strange cities. . . … Continue reading

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Two Handed Job

This is a phrase that has been bandied about the house since the events of last Sunday. If anything has been made clear, it is the absolute power that the evolutionary advantage of an opposable thumb. We have long joked … Continue reading

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My Sam

Sam: I wonder if people will ever say, ‘Let’s hear about Frodo and the Ring.’ And they’ll say ‘Yes, that’s one of my favorite stories. Frodo was really courageous, wasn’t he, Dad?’ ‘Yes, my boy, the most famousest of hobbits. … Continue reading

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