Archive | September, 2012

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Going EMO

It’s that time of year, when we start going EMO. I don’t mean the depressed, black look with hair hanging in my eyes. I mean EVERY MOMENT OUTSIDE. I blogged about this a year ago today, and the weather has been reminding me of my yearly resolution. After all, the rains are coming soon, and […]

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I Look Like a Barbie Doll

In a mother’s life there’s a sad, sad turning point, when you stop being the joy and delight of your child’s life, and they’re embarrassed around you regarding you over you near you… Pick any preposition and add yourself, to describe the dimensions of their embarrassment. We were going to run a quick errand. OK, […]

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That About Wraps It Up!

For 26 years of marriage I’ve sent presents to my family through the mail. As long as I remember to do this ahead of time, the US Postal System has never let me down. They haven’t lost a package, delivered it to the wrong address or run it over. The only snaffoo we had was […]

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