Midnight Marauding

I have been more tired here in California, minus my children, than I am at home when going full-throttle motherhood speed. I don’t know if it is the sudden change from New Zealand summer sunlight and heat that lasts until nearly 9 at night to  the cool temps of California winter and light that disappears around […]

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fourteen hours

“Where is Pepita? “Clara asked as I fumbled about the house looking for loose change, gold coins, small silver ten cent pieces – enough money to at least purchase half a serving of wedges and not force Clara to eat her lunch with me staring at her, my hands in my lap, trying to pretend […]

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