Category Archives: Ego

When Facebook Blows Your Birthday Candles Out… Early.

Damn you Facebook! There I said it; and I mean it. Damn you. It’s not bad enough that I am turning fifty (that looks better than the numbers) January 9th, but Facebook went and told everyone that my birthday was … Continue reading

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Livestrong or Die: It Is In Fact About The Bike.

Oh how I hate to spend time on this— and yet my brain keeps coming back to Lance. The endless media coverage and the news stories daily of his fall from grace have become exhausting. I have questioned over and … Continue reading

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The Middle: Introducing Tangerine Tango!

If you were paying attention, I slipped this bit of news into my post Extra! Extra! on Monday:  I am now, officially, a (paid) published author!  I feel incredibly lucky to be part of what has turned out to be a … Continue reading

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Posted in Adventure, Blog, Ego, getting published, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Huntington's Disease, Musings, My world, Women, Women's issues, Wonderful Things, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

30,000: Arrogance Abounds, and That Should Be At Least A Bronze!

Another detour, not because I’m tired of blogging about Peru, but because I miss blogging about other things, and hitting 30,000 hits on my blog today is well worth celebrating! Last night I almost posted something about hitting 30,000, but … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Humiliation… at Costco.

WARNING:  Kids, my kids (adopted or birthed), do not read this one! Do not read it. Trust me, it’s embarrassing enough without you thinking of fifty new ways that your mom is not who you thought she was. Best to … Continue reading

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Bitch is a Dude

Note:  Don’t judge me. I am a hot wired momma and that plays well and not so well, depending on the day and the circumstances. I am openly admitting my wrongs here, but this is my story. I’ve put it … Continue reading

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Eating Crow as I Choke on My Pride.

<– Humility a la crow. After months, ok, years, of holding on to shit and letting it pile up in closets, an office that has become a hoarder’s nest, corners, drawers, etc… I wrote a post about holding on to … Continue reading

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Stop! I Want to Get Off.

I am in the middle of a big, BIG  f*#C%ing meltdown!  Admittedly, it’s selfish of me. Because it all revolves around the fact that my son, Middle Man, turned 20 today, and it’s freaking me out!  Seriously. Freaking. Me. Out! … Continue reading

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Change: Pulling Up My Bootstraps…. Alas, Which Boots?

God grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, the courage to change the one I can, and the wisdom to know it’s me.  ~Author Unknown The phrase “pulling up my boot straps,” has been running through … Continue reading

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A Dick, a Tid Bit and FYI…Life in Blog Land.

I fellow blogging friend, Mikalee Byerman, recently awarded me the “I Am Such a Dick… and You Are Not” blogging award.  Ok, freeze!  I can hear the groans, and snarky comments already… Yes, I am aware that it’s a questionable … Continue reading

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