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Dawn Quyle Landau
Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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Tag Archives: sarcasm
… 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
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
Posted in Awareness, Blog, Daily Observations, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, Personal change, Sarcasm, Women's issues Tagged challenges, change, Clutter, family, Humor, Musings, Organization, Psychology, sarcasm, Tales from the Motherland, women, Word Press 18 Comments
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
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Beauty, Blog, Daily Observations, Freshly Pressed, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Musings, Women, Women's issues, Writing, Yoga Tagged advertising, Beavis and Butthead, butts, fashion, Humor, parenting, sarcasm, sexualization of children, Tales from the Motherland, Teens, Thongs Leave a comment
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
Posted in Blogging, Car trips, Daily Observations, Foreign exchange students, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Mothers, My world, Parenting, Sarcasm, Teens, The U.N., travel, Writing Tagged blogs, China, Denmark, Humor, Los Angeles, parenting, potty mouths, sarcasm, Tales from the Motherland, Talking Heads, Teens, The U.N., writing 4 Comments
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
Posted in Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Daily Observations, Death, Death of parent, Ego, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Personal change, Women's issues, Writing Tagged boots, children growing up, death of a parent, death/loss, grief, middle age crisis, personal change, Pulling up my boot straps, sarcasm, Tales from the Motherland 16 Comments