Tag Archives: Long posts

Remembering Nelson Mandela on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday

It’s taken me weeks to get to this: Mandela. The irony of it coming on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday isn’t lost on me… though, some might argue it’s not ironic at all. Don’t ask Alanis Morissette about that–only … Continue reading

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Hi, My Name is ___________, and I’m Addicted… To Facebook

Warning:  There are several statements in this post that may ruffle some feathers. I could say that I’m joking, but that would be cop-out. I am being playful, provocative, and definitely sarcastic, in many places, but I own the fact … Continue reading

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Finding My “Game…” Now It’s Time To Bring It. (Or, Why I Don’t Believe in New Year’s Resolutions)

In my Christmas Miracles post, I told you that I believe in all kinds of things: Magic, Christmas, Goodness… I do. However, I don’t I believe in New Year’s resolutions. I did when I was young, but after enough failed … Continue reading

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An Oldie: Call Me Ho, Ho, Ho!

Tales from the Motherland Straight up with a twist Skip to content ← The Middle… Have to Laugh or I’d Cry… Oh, Right! I’m Crying Too. The Middle… The U.N. Full Assembly → Countdown to Holiday Spirit: Oh Baby, Call Me Ho, Ho, Ho! Posted … Continue reading

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The Last Day… I Didn’t Know.

When Kelly at Are You Finished Yet contacted me and asked if I would co-host this week for the Remember The Timers, a few things happened. First, I was tickled pink. Really, little ole me? Why I’d be honored, I … Continue reading

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Becoming The Clichés I Mocked

Hindsight is indeed 20/20; so is your vision, when you’re young— or for many of us, it is. It’s only later, much much later, that you start to look back on so many things, and say: Oh, now I get … Continue reading

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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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