All Blog Posts Tagged 'Sandy' (8)

Coping With Sandy Hook

 

Like every other parent in America, I sent my kids off to school yesterday morning with a giant lump in my throat.  The horrific events of Friday's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School were at the forefront of my mind as I hugged each of my twins as tightly as I could.  A small part of me even wished they were sick so they could stay safe at home with me.  However,…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 18, 2012 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Calling In Afraid

Excerpt from my public blog....An Unfinished Parent

 

I held my teacup in one hand while holding the steering wheel in my other as I barely inched forward in bumper to bumper traffic this morning.  The coastal mist settled on my windshield and the sunrise was nearly obliterated by a

passing cloud. My seven year old sat in the back seat like any other day, wiling through the half hour freeway commute to…

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Added by Lori Gertz on December 17, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

A Child So Few Can Understand.





The horrific events that took place in Connecticut last week have shocked the world. The thought of someone going into a school and killing innocent children in cold blood is so much more than we can fathom.  …

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Added by Ingrid.O'Brien on December 16, 2012 at 8:03pm — No Comments

Check out Charity Art Auction For Hurricane Sandy Relief - Ends 11/11

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charcoal & mixed media self portrait
If you hang around over at my…
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Added by Stacey Merrill (ArtSnark) on November 8, 2012 at 12:35pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** Hurricane Sandy gave a whole new meaning to the term “shit storm”.

** Governor Chris Christie was surely a bulldog in another life.

** You pretty much have to turn tricks to be able to afford all those Halloween treats.

** It’s hard to know whether to laugh or feel sorry for a dog trying to take a dump in a sheriff’s…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 5, 2012 at 10:57am — No Comments

When Sandy gives you rain...

Hurricane Sandy left us cold and wet on Halloween. Normally we would hold Trunk or Treat in our church parking lot but the storm made us make some changes to our tradition.  Because we have a large lobby and gym, our leader - Fred - decided we would be holding what…
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Added by Ingrid.O'Brien on November 1, 2012 at 9:04pm — No Comments

The Power of Social Media During a Hurricane

Hurricane Sandy brought back many memories of previous hurricanes that I experienced while I was living on the East Coast.  I resided in North Carolina for 8 years.  While living there I  got the pleasure to experience a few minor and major hurricanes.  I lived on a military base, in a mobile home, for a majority of the time that I resided in NC.  During each storm we were evacuated and had to seek alternative places to stay.  Continue reading at…

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Added by Christy Garrett on November 1, 2012 at 4:59pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** Inadvertently headbutting the door with your forehead is not the best way to open it.

** When a fart rips through your yoga class, you can't help but feel bad for the person who let it slip out.

** Glue guns and Google are two of the BEST inventions on the planet.

** My kids should have to pay labor costs for all the time I've…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on October 26, 2012 at 5:09pm — No Comments

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