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A mom, trying to eat breakfast  Posted on 02/18/2015
Don’t you hate it when you go to do something – say, eat breakfast.  And the bowls are all in the dishwasher, so you take one out and then you figure you might as well empty the dishwasher.  Then some of the...
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Laying it on the line  Posted on 02/10/2015
I don’t remember what made me want to write.  I think it was just that I loved to read when I was younger.  I would devour books, sneaking my mom’s bodice-ripper-romance novels at 12 years old, reading one or more a...
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A day in the life  Posted on 01/21/2015
I’ve decided I want a GoPro camera.  Not to see what my cat does all day (I don’t have a cat), but to see what I do all day.  Because I am constantly doing something, and yet, I’m not doing anything any other...
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Happy blah blah and all that blah  Posted on 01/06/2015
2015.  We’re as close to 2030 as we are to 2000.  Mind boggling. I had one of those moments a week or two ago, where I wondered what kind of world my son will live in when he grows up.  Will half the world be under...
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On being forty-ish, and more about my nipples  Posted on 10/28/2014
I was thinking about this woman who works in the post office, and trying to describe her. Short blond hair, fortyish. Then I realized that I’m almost 40…but I don’t think of this woman as being near my age, more like ten...
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On unfriending, being a commie, and “magic”  Posted on 10/20/2014
I have facebook friends that have political and religious views that are vastly different from my own.  Usually, their posts are somewhat benign, and I can just shake my head or roll my eyes and move along.  A month or two ago, I...
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Memories from my youth  Posted on 09/24/2014
It’s funny how random memories from childhood will hit you. I remember having a slumber party and being amazed at how fast one of my friends could pee. The time she went into the bathroom to the time she came out, 37 seconds. Odd...
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