The Look

Jun 2 , 2010 | Posted by: Andrea Zonn | 44609 Comments

My sweet miracle child, the one I never thought I would be lucky enough to have, had brain surgery yesterday.  Easily the most terrifying thing I have ever faced.  


I got pregnant the old-fashioned way – ...

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Dec 6 , 2008 | Posted by: Andrea Zonn | 32647 Comments

My New Year’s resolutions have already started.  I don’t know what it is that arises within me, usually at this time of year, that makes me want to take stock, reassess and take charge of some aspect of my life.  It seems to be a ...

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Jun 29 , 2008 | Posted by: Andrea Zonn | 33987 Comments

It’s such an amazing concept.  I find myself alternately seeking it, and being knocked over by it.


I haven’t written any music in over a year.  Before that, it was 15 years.  I was afraid of not being ...

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Mar 28 , 2008 | Posted by: Andrea Zonn | 28559 Comments
I hate doing my taxes. I’m pretty sure we all do. But it is one of the necessary responsibilities that I face every year about this time. Funny, since every time I do my taxes, I scold myself for waiting this long. I resolve that next year, ...
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Jan 6 , 2008 | Posted by: Andrea Zonn | 48324 Comments
I just dug one. A big one.

Lin had to giggle and ask me if it was inside or outside. No, it wasn’t yet another monumental project I had launched into, only to become overwhelmed and dawdle my way to the end. This hole was for the ...
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The Wonderful Wonder Boy

Dec 30 , 2007 | Posted by: Andrea Zonn | 83957 Comments

Life comes at you fast sometimes.  Even when you think it’s taking forever.


I never thought I’d be blessed with a child.  And yet here he is, precious Leonard.  And time is racing by, just like ...

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Oct 3 , 2007 | Posted by: Andrea Zonn | 83611 Comments
Any minute now. Or any day now. Could be another week. I wonder when this baby is going to make his way out of the womb? Surely, it’s got to be soon. I’m considering sitting naked on a big red neon exit sign. Or maybe I could shine a ...
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The Grip I Lost

May 30 , 2007 | Posted by: Andrea Zonn | 47344 Comments
Once upon a time, I never accepted help from anyone. I hated the thought of putting anyone out. Hated the thought that I wasn’t self-sufficient, that I wasn’t Wonder Woman. And hated the idea that I might want to reciprocate, but what if you ...
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Beginnings and Endings

May 17 , 2007 | Posted by: Andrea Zonn | 16876 Comments
Okay. For those of you who don’t already know, sit down.

This past Sunday was my first real Mother’s Day. For humans anyway. Well, almost.

Tuesday, I had my 20-week ultrasound and learned that we’re having a little boy, ...
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Little Boy Lost

Apr 19 , 2007 | Posted by: Andrea Zonn | 26931 Comments
What happens in a young man’s life that would remove all sense of compassion and hopefulness? How, at 23 years of age, can one become so jaded and disconnected that he could perform such an abhorrent, dreadful act as that of Cho?

This ...
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