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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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Credit Where Credit is Due: Thank You Mauricio!

<— (View of Mt Rainier, across beautiful, winter fields) So, I owe my husband a big, fat thank you for a truly amazing birthday dinner. The thing is, I apparently owe Mauricio Umansky a big, fat thank you too. Since I’m not … Continue reading

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Ode to Birthdays Missed…

(September 16th) Today is my mother’s 68th Birthday.  She lives in a nursing home near me and is in the final, agonizing stages of Huntington’s Disease. When I called her, to wish her happy birthday, she was really happy.  She … Continue reading

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