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Image Credit here Sometimes you start something for nothing…not knowing which direction it’s heading. But it’s OK because somewhere along the way, you’ll discover what it is. Like this thing that I am knitting. Knit it anyway, do it anyway, trust your gut and instincts, sometimes they suck but most of the time, they’re on to something. I have always believed that people should be impulsive. Lord knows that I am the queen on being impulsive until I became a guru at being anal about everything my kids ate, touched, used, smelled, drank, kicked, read, heard, saw….the list goes on. Really. Once you become a parent, everything is, like, a really friggin’ big deal, all of a sudden. Dirt on the chair, gum in the hair, upset tummy, not-properly-washed bodies, dirty fingernails….sigh…that’s how you wind yourself up so much that you are left like a bunched-up tangled telephone cord. You can’t win anything when you are uptight about every nanothing in this world. We are not meant to live like that, really, that’s what I think. And that is why I’ve been forgetting to change the bed sheet the past two weeks. Fine, fine. I’ll go change it after I post this. But for 2010, this is what I am going to re-learn. I am going to learn how to throw caution to the wind and behave like an intoxicated teenager. I will learn how to not care where my kids have placed their fingers before stuffing it into their mouths. Builds character, I heard. Anyway, yeah…it’s just something I thought I’d share with you guys.

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