Tag Archives: Freshly Pressed

If you’ve followed this blog for any amount of time, you know a few things: I’m my own worst enemy; I waffle on age and parenting (but I rarely eat waffles); I’ve written a novel; I’m wait, wait, waiting to … Continue reading

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Much Appreciated: I’d Like To Thank The Academy and Tons of Other People

When it comes to blogging and writing, I’ve had both talent and luck on my side. I tend to be Teflon™ when it comes to compliments, hence my very self-deprecating sense of humor. I will acknowledge here, on this post … Continue reading

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Posted in Awards, Blog, Blogging, blogs, Daily Observations, Freshly Pressed, Honest observations on many things, how blogs work, Humor, Musings, My world, Tales From the Motherland, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 54 Comments

Who Are You; And Why Are You Following Me?

You, yeah, you, I see you following me. I noticed you slip in, and I’m aware that you’re there, hovering in the shadows. I noticed the abstract name, the mysterious links.  I admit it, it was a little thrill to … Continue reading

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Posted in Awareness, Blog, Blogging, blogs, Daily Observations, Freshly Pressed, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Musings, My world, Sarcasm, Tales From the Motherland, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 85 Comments

The Madonna MDNA Concert-Aging Quiz

I went to see Madonna in Seattle on Tuesday night and I’m still recovering. Recovering from the late hour that attending involved, the night before flying out to see Middle Man at college. Recovering from sensory stimulation and overdose that … Continue reading

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For The Record…

Anyone who’s been reading this blog for more than one post, knows that I say for the record, all the time. Pretty much every post in fact. And anyone who knows me for real, knows that I say that a … Continue reading

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Posted in Awareness, Blog, Daily Observations, Freshly Pressed, Honest observations on many things, how blogs work, Humor, Huntington's Disease, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Sarcasm, Women, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 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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Posted in Awareness, Blog, Blogging, blogs, Daily Observations, Ego, Foreign exchange students, Freshly Pressed, getting published, Honest observations on many things, how blogs work, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, Personal change, Sarcasm, Wonderful Things, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

A Bunch of Kids Made Me Cry…

Note to new readers:  Our family took in two foreign exchange students this year. Denmark is a 17 yr old girl. China is a 16 yr old boy. The U.S. is our 15 yr old son (Little Man). Israel, when home, is … Continue reading

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Posted in Awareness, Blog, Daily Observations, Foreign exchange students, Freshly Pressed, getting published, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Mothers, Music, Musings, My world, Parenting, Personal change, Teens, The U.N., travel, Women, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

The Middle… 20,000: Twice The Ego For The Price of One.

Warning:  If you read my post in October, Brought To You By the Number 10,000… One Big Ego trip, written on the occasion of reaching 10,000 views for my blog (in three months), then you could theoretically stop reading now. This will … Continue reading

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Posted in Blogging, blogs, Daily Observations, getting published, how blogs work, Humor, Life, Parenting, Personal change, Sarcasm, Teens, The U.N., travel, Women's issues, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

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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Brought to you by the number 10,000…or One Big Ego Trip in the Blog World

Note:  This is one big, tooting my own horn blog entry. If you just can’t stomach it, move to another page now. Seriously, switch pages. I could even suggest some other things to read instead: Some of my favorite books; or … Continue reading

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Posted in Blog, Ego, Humor, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Women's issues, Writing, Yee haw | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments