The Writing Princess’s Manifesto

In an effort to catch back up with the world at large, I wrote a make-up blog post at the Waterworld Mermaids today. The message may have been delivered with more force than I intended, but it certainly gets my point across. Some days, we are just frustrated with the world. The chaos of our lives can go on…

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Alethea and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Magical Day

This is the thing I’ve been putting off…the thing that I must write before my brain can move on to the rest of my incredibly aggressive to-do list. I haven’t wanted to…heck, I haven’t wanted to do much of anything. We’ve all been stumbling around the house, grief-sick and exhausted, like there are weights on every limb of our…

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Dammit, Josh

My eulogy for Josh, posted by special request from my family. Dammit, Josh It’s a phrase that everyone in this room has said at least once in the last 25 years. I yelled it quite frequently throughout the writing of this essay. And I cried every time. Joshua…

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Joshua George Jarvis (1989-2014)

From the Burlington Free Press: JOSHUA GEORGE JARVIS – MORRISVILLE – Joshua Jarvis passed away unexpectedly in Tennessee on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. Josh’s life began on March 17, 1989. He was the youngest of three children to loving parents, William and Cherie Jarvis. Prankster Josh spent his childhood with a smile on his face and laughter in his…

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