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Those who want to paint polka-dots have to find a good spot

Here’s how I went from “I’m an awesome mom” to “I’m failing as a mom” to “I might be ok at this mom thing” in about an hour. You know, because being a mom always brings out the most stable … Continue reading

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Some people don’t like food going to waist

  Where did you hide food as a kid?  You know, that food you didn’t want to eat, but your parents insisted you should have. I can remember not eating my sandwiches my mom packed, and for a time, the … Continue reading

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When my cat lost her male kittens I had to call missing purr sons.

It seems that having three children is all the rage right now. Let me be completely and utterly clear.  I am fixed.  Unless divine intervention takes hold, we are not having another child. Still, I’m curious about this three child … Continue reading

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Riding the escalator is a step up from always walking on the same level

Deep breath.  I’m back. Recently I was taking a friend to her physical therapy appt.  This was another mom I met through my mom’s group, and when we met, it was like her “mom soul” hugged my “mom soul”.  When … Continue reading

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For every jailor who makes a guarded comment there’s a prisoner who lets words escape

“She’s a vicious life-sucking bitch from which there is no escape.”  One of my favorite quotes from Armageddon.  Yes, a cheesy movie, but one I love nonetheless.  If that means you won’t read any further, I’m sorry for you, because … Continue reading

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I beat the eggs and I whip the cream, but the onion always makes me cry.

Ahh, September 11th. You’ve found us again. We are of the fortunate. The fortunate to have been in the city and eventually made it out alive. Other than a few short hours when I thought I had lost my dear … Continue reading

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“But, what would I say?” I asked my sister skeptically.  She went into a litany of ideas which I instantly dismissed. “Who would want to read a blog I wrote?” I continued.  And she effectively said, if you write it, … Continue reading

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