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Adventures On The Short Bus or How to Tick Off A Special Needs Kid’s Mom

It is 5pm, the phone rings and it’s the bus company.  We’re very sorry, but the morning bus driver is going to be out tomorrow.  We don’t have a substitute driver (thank you California budget crisis).  The bus that has … Continue reading

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Go west middle-aged broad – Day 7

Morning on day 7 came with very little fanfare.  Animals are very keen to changes in the karma around them.  She had stopped eating last night so this morning’s walk was quick and easy. Trunk repacked for the last time.  … Continue reading

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Go west middle-aged broad – Day 6

“Gimme back my filet-o-fish, gimme that fish, ooooh” Yes, the kid picked today’s wake up song too.  Grabbing the dog’s leash, I head out the door of the Bull Moose Saloon & Inn for her morning walk.  Thankfully I had … Continue reading

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Go west middle-aged broad – Day 5

“Get your … Ok, we all know the alarm clock drill.  We hush up mammy Yoakum and get to our morning chores. At this point the earlier hassles of trunk repacking are a memory, we have a system down now.  … Continue reading

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Go west middle-aged broad – Day 4

“Get your a** out of bed!” “Did you hear me?!?!  Get you’re a** out of bed!” “Get up! Get up!  We got stuff to do today!” THAT was our alarm ring tone for Day 4 on the road.  It got … Continue reading

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Go west middle-aged broad – Day 3

“Wakey, wakey, eggs and bakey!” We have to change that alarm tune. Third day on the road, second wake up not in our old home and not feeling out-of-place yet. Up and at ‘em for this morning’s drill of dog … Continue reading

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Go west middle-aged broad – Day 1

It was a year ago today we watched the moving company pack our belongings on their truck, bound for California.  It is never an easy decision to make.  Picking up roots and moving 3,000 miles is hard if it is … Continue reading

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