Category Archives: Summer

If You Love Me, You Will Feed Me… And Other Dysfunctional Notes.

This is another contribution to the wonderful Blog Hop, hosted by Emily and Kelly. Each week they post a prompt, for the ongoing theme of “Remember the time when we…”. This weeks prompt is food: a memory, a recipe, a … Continue reading

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The U.N. Expands, and Fractures My Heart… Again.

Note to new readers:  Our family took in two foreign exchange students from August 2011 until June 2012. Denmark is a 17 yr (now 18) old girl. China is a 16 yr (now 17) old boy. The U.S. is our 15 yr … Continue reading

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Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blogging, Can't sleep, Daily Observations, Foreign exchange students, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Israel, Life, Musings, My world, Parenting, Summer, Tales From the Motherland, The U.N., Wonderful Things, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

She Said; She Said… When Bloggers Meet and Hang Out

It wasn’t a total shot in the dark. Meagan at Hot Pink Underwear and I actually met at a writing course nearly two years ago. It was very brief, but we got along in the short time we met. We … Continue reading

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The Summer I Got Head…

Ok, if the title grabbed your attention, because you thought I was going out on a limb and sharing salacious details about myself— Sorry.  Not the “head” you were expecting, but a memorable summer nonetheless. This post is part of … Continue reading

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Posted in Adventure, Aging, Awareness, Beauty, Blog, blogs, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Personal change, Summer, summer vacation, Tales From the Motherland, Women, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 48 Comments

The Middle: If You’re Fu@#ing All The Time, You Must Be A…

A Fruit fly! Note:  It’s the perfect time to bring this one back. I’ve updated some things; so be sure to watch the hilarious fruit fly sex tape! These little guys are driving me nuts right now, as they always … Continue reading

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Is That a Snake? Or Are You Just Happy To See Me?

From the comfort of home, it’s especially hard to believe we were in the Amazon this summer. None of the documentaries, none of the things I read beforehand, nothing prepared me for the shear wonder and sensory shift I’d feel … Continue reading

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Posted in Adventure, Aging, Awareness, Beautiful places, Beauty, Blog, blogs, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, Natural beauty, Nature, Parenting, Sarcasm, Summer, travel, Women, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

If You Visit My House, And I Offer You Cheez Its… Pass

This is a brief, and I mean brief, detour from the current series of blog posts on our trip to Peru. I’ve missed writing about other things, and frankly the universe has been so busy f—ing me royally, that I … Continue reading

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