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Evicted

It’s moving day.  A beat-up, faded, purple convertible is parked out by the pool, the backseat is overflowing with shoes, handbags, and tiaras.  Beside the house there’s a Rubbermaid stuffed with furniture, and inside the mansion, in the downstairs kitchen, … Continue reading

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School. Week #2

Well hello new school year, here’s to your love of making parents decipher random information: “We are doing a poster on the Mayans.  They lived in Mexico, before there were horses, and they would shake their babies.” “What?” “They would … Continue reading

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Almost Father’s Day

On Friday, a friend asked me what we were going to do on Sunday, for Father’s Day. “No, that’s next week.” I said “No”, she said, “Sunday, the day after tomorrow.” Oh.  I thought I had a week.  Maybe, subconsciously, … Continue reading

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The dragon and the other four leggeds.

The first pet Mike and I had together was a hamster named Nixon.  Unfortunately, not only do I have no inkling why we named him Nixon, I also don’t remember anything about his acquisition or his departure.  Poor unremarkable creature. … Continue reading

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Skip Day

It’s been one of those weeks around here that we’ve had a couple “eventually this is going to be funny” moments. Which makes me even more thankful that http://www.admiremoms.com/ let me do a little guest writing on their site. So, while … Continue reading

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May I see your ID Ma’am?

Alright, this trend of having to show ID to buy everyday things is getting a little out of control. It started with Sudafed, right?  They have to keep that behind the pharmacy counter now because apparently we could go home and … Continue reading

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Accident at the satay bar

A night out by ourselves in the city, once again proving that Grandmas are the difference between, “Grammy stayed the night and we got to make cookies!!! “, and a call from Child Protective Services about that silly,  “Don’t leave … Continue reading

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The memories of chairs

There’s a little field that I drive by almost everyday.  It’s framed by an old gray fence and a gravel drive, it’s pretty, but it’s not unlike any of the others around it.  Nothing about it ever set it apart … Continue reading

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Warning: This post contains subject matter that some may find embarrassing and inappropriate. :)

I love a good yard sale, and even a good online buy/sell site.  Our community Facebook yard sale page is handy for all sorts of stuff.  I’ll consider getting rid of something for months, finally decide to do it, throw … Continue reading

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Remove old batteries – a public service announcement

Something in the garage was scaring the kids.  “Mom, there is a voice in the garage.  I’ve actually heard it before, but last time it only giggled, this time it said “peek-a-boo, I see you.” Well that’s not creepy AT ALL, … Continue reading

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