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About Tired Little Birdie

Daydreaming is one of the best parts of my day, aside from running around with my mini-man. I am a single mom, a Ph.D., a teacher, a professional, a writer, a photographer, and generally a mess. Life is spontaneous and beautiful and heartbreaking and I am here writing about it all. Some days are more serious than others, but all in all, we are all just winging it through life.

Loss is hard.


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Personal Journey

Is it really failure if you find that the path you are on was not meant for you?  Maybe it was at one point, but you missed your turn and now you’re running down this road lost.  Maybe you missed … Continue reading

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searching …

This is where I am lately.  There is so much in this world that hurts my heart …

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Words can hurt me …

Are there moments in your mind that you can’t forget?  Can’t erase?  The words someone used in conversation with you are etched there, forever replaying themselves whether you call it up or not.  Sometimes, they are the most amazing words … Continue reading

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Where have I been?!

If you follow my blog, you will have noticed my silence as of late.  Yes, I have been quite silent and may not have a lot to say at the moment still, but I wanted to start writing again. First, … Continue reading

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Liebster Award

Thank you so very much to Darren at The Arty Plantsman for nominating my small, precious blog for a Leibster Award.  It is so kind. So what exactly does this mean?  It means, Darren asked me a bunch of questions and I … Continue reading

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Strength … and weakness

I have been in a weak phase of my life, for at least five to seven years now.  I have managed a great deal of strength during certain times: pregnancy/childbirth (he was 9 pounds, okay?), separating, jobs, disrespect, misogyny, etc. … Continue reading

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