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Laughter is the best medicine. Except for like, real medicine.

It was much too hot as Cali and I pulled up to the crowded gas station to wait our turn to fill the on-the-verge-of-empty gas tank in my truck. Cali and I have worked together for about four months. Between … Continue reading

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I have an excess of pickle juice in my home

  Recently, I came across a post which intrigued me because I found the question it proposed almost impossible to answer.  It is also the origin of the picture above. The author found another like it and created one of … Continue reading

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My muse

Ah! My muse! You stand before me, dressed in gray, tattered rags, hair wild around your face, an evil smile on your lips. You smirk at my incompetence, mock my struggles. Your haze engulfs my being and drowns that part … Continue reading

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A letter to my sixteen year old self

I have seen this around and thought it was an interesting idea. Dear Lois, I wish you would listen to my advice, but I realize you already know everything and what adults have to say is nothing but garbage. Still, … Continue reading

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‘Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim’ by David Sedaris

After watching David Sedaris plug his book, ‘Squirrel seeks Chipmunk,’ on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, I picked up an entirely different book by him at the library (Our library doesn’t have the most recent, but it did have … Continue reading

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A hungry man is not a free man.-Adlai E. Stevenson

Looks can be deceiving, as the old adage, ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’ admonishes us. A good friend of mine, after graduating from college and landing her first job, found herself in quite a pickle. A single mom, … Continue reading

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Overheard: I was a retired show girl. (Or Potty Training, Part 1)

It has begun. We are currently potty training Luke Skywalker. He’s onto us, but hasn’t put up a fight. Yet.  The day has really just begun and the meat of our project starts in earnest in another hour. I am … Continue reading

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