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Sh*t Soup

Sh*t Soup

Jorge calls it "sh*t soup" .... and that's what we've got to deal with right now! It looks like our sewer line is collapsing. 🙁 We went a whole six years without having any sewer problems, but then it backed up again.  We've come to find out that our sewer line -...

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Full Time Mom, Full Time Work

Full Time Mom, Full Time Work

Me and Natalia on the plane to AlabamaI'm trying to figure out a schedule where I can take care of Natalia and still get my work done AND keep up with cooking and housework. I think I've finally accepted that I need two days in the house, then I can have three at the...

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Easter Monday

Easter Monday

The Cathedral Organ pipes at SS Simon and Jude Cathedral in PhoenixI never knew that today was called "Easter Monday" until just a few days ago when I happened to see it in my Apple calendar app, already pre-labeled as a "holiday"Yesterday I played for 5 masses, one...

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Life with the Little Bean

Life with the Little Bean

When I found out I was pregnant with Natalia, I was PISSED. I had just lost my Dad, had literally played for his funeral/celebration of life only a few weeks before.... and I thought I would just miscarry AGAIN. I was NOT excited. I was struggling to deal with all the...

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First Father’s Day in Quarantine

First Father’s Day in Quarantine

These past three weeks have really been a whirlwind. We went in to the hospital to have a procedure done (called an ECV - External Cephalic Version) to turn Natalia from breech to head-down position so I could have a natural birth. But the procedure failed and...

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