Tag Archives: Teens

Bitch is a Dude

Note:  Don’t judge me. I am a hot wired momma and that plays well and not so well, depending on the day and the circumstances. I am openly admitting my wrongs here, but this is my story. I’ve put it … Continue reading

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If I’m Ever in China, 这会咬我! (Reflections on 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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Riding the Funk Train.

I am in a funk. All day it felt like Thursday, on Friday. All day I struggled to feel at ease in my skin. It’s just a funk. That’s all there is to it. (Image from Forbes) I wrote two different … Continue reading

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The Middle: One Man’s Classic…(Another Music Post)

Yesterday Simon and Garfunkle came on the radio, and I stopped to sing along. Memories of my own youth and then my kids’ came rushing in, having played this song for my children countless times… But wait: I’d sung it … 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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Stink, Stank, Stunk… but Oh the Fun of It All!

<– (The gang, at the top of the Crystal Chair. Goggles in place to protect privacy. I’m far right. Good looking pants don’t really help, but they can see me coming down) I’ve come to think of myself as someone … Continue reading

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If a Tree Falls in the Woods, and Mom’s Not There To Answer, Did It Make a Sound?

Warning:  She’s baaaaack!  Sarcasm prevails. Snarky to the 10th. Kids, run and hide. Don’t read this, because I don’t want your feedback. Seriously. Deep philosophical question:  If a phone rings in a house, full of teens and, oh, let’s say … Continue reading

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Sound Bites from the U.N. and Baby Steps.

It’s been two weeks since Mom died, and I am still trying to catch my breath. It’s strange how I worked on a sort of auto pilot for two+ months, working on the manuscript, keeping our house running, and sitting … Continue reading

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The Middle… The U.N. Full Assembly

For new readers:  This year we took in two foreign exchange students, known here as China (16, boy) and Denmark (16, girl), making our home the U.N. for ten months.  Our youngest son, Little Man (15), represents the U.S.  Our … Continue reading

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All Kinds of Mayhem at the U.N.

Life at the U.N. has been one hilarious, exhausting, outrageous ride lately… Chaos, mayhem, loads of humor, abound. Personally, I am absolutely convinced that reality TV could not make some of this stuff up; it would be a ratings bonanza. … Continue reading

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