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Real Husbands Have No Place Beside Real Housewives…

… When the TV’s on. Ok, I’ll take one for the home team, and before you all start writing… I know we’re not all on the same team. It’s a phrase. Nothing more. Some of you ladies will disagree with … Continue reading

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This Is Your Brain on Drugs; This is My Brain on The Dining Room Table.

If you’re old enough, you remember those clever anti-drug commercials where a guy held up an egg, and said: “This is your brain.” (The idea, clearly, that your brain is a delicate thing held inside a fragile shell.) Then, showing … Continue reading

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Call Me Prissy… Butt 2.

Note #1 to readers:  This was originally posted on August 27, 2011, not long after I’d begun blogging. Strangely enough, this post has had an amazing life. In it’s first weeks on line it got relatively slow hits, or views. Steady, … 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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Ganstas, TMI and More, From The U.N.

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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Sideways Moment, With Bono

I miss my Mom. It’s not that I didn’t expect that, to some extent… but I guess I’m more surprised by the hair trigger moments when that emotion seems to hit me, in varying degrees. It hadn’t occurred to me … 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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