Posts Tagged “LifeWithEva”

July 26, 2013

Bedtime Story

Last night Eva asked for a bedtime story about her being nineteen and having a boyfriend. So I told her one about when she goes to college to be a marine biologist and gets a job working as a student (…)

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July 25, 2013

Dream House, as described to me by Eva on Sunday evening and tonight before bed

The Living Room The remote control is hot pink and black, as is the TV. There is a picture of Hello Kitty on the wall. (She looks good with hot pink and black.) If you dance a certain secret way (…)

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June 25, 2012

Round Fifteen–A Tail of Eva & Mommy

Here lies a post about the last book I read for my Year of Reading at Your Mercy. (Better late than never. At least, that’s a phrase I’m hoping you will buy.) This book was last but not least, because (…)

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April 25, 2012

You want a cracker, you wear yellow. It’s elementary.

I don’t intend this blog to be a forum for impulsive ranting on my part, but if writing this post will keep me from writing a note to Eva’s teacher (whom I like and admire, by the way, despite my (…)

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October 22, 2011


So, after a pajama-lazy morning crunching candy bracelets and basking on the couch in the glow of television while we sketched tiny plastic animals with permanent marker, Eva and I jaunted over to Knoxville’s Happy Holler for an afternoon at (…)

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October 13, 2011

Yesterday = Calgon to the Tenth Power

We left for the beach at 8:38 a.m: 45 MPG in my parents hybrid. Nuff said. Alphabet Game! Yet another reason to adore Dairy Queen. Red and gold and orange through the mountains—in the sunlight just after a rain. I (…)

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July 3, 2011

For Spaceship Skies

Eva sings well and with heart, and she loves to perform her songs, as long as she knows the people she’s entertaining and as long as she knows her song well or can spontaneously create a song of her own (…)

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June 3, 2011

Painting in the Now

Today is the best day ever! Why? Eva and I spent the morning painting and then diorama-ing, and then she read to me and I scratched her back, and then, after lunch, she beat me (for the third time in (…)

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