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Livin’ in Limbo

Last weekend I stayed up many, many hours past my bedtime waiting for my youngest son to come home from his girlfriend’s Prom.  Okay, to be perfectly honest, I was in the living room, sitting in my recliner and glancing repeatedly … Continue reading

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My Little Bitties: Part II

With one day of spring break behind me (and only one more day of spring break ahead of me), I am already starting to feel refreshed and rejuvenated and even a little relaxed.  I really needed this time off (probably … Continue reading

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My Happy Place

Yesterday was one of “those” days.  You know the kind I’m talking about–the kind of day that starts with a pounding headache before you even open your eyes in the morning and ends 18 hours later with the same unrelenting … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Have Piranhas Nibbling My Toes

I would rather have a school of piranhas nibbling on my toes and a family of tarantulas crawling up my legs.  I would rather be headbutted by a raging bull or punched repeatedly in the nose by an angry midget.  … Continue reading

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A Few More Things I’ve Learned

“Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” Winston Churchill About eight months ago I wrote a blog about some of the knowledge I have acquired during my lengthy stay on this planet.  I have since … Continue reading

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My Mama Told Me

When I was growing up many, many moons ago, my mom always seemed to have at her immediate disposal a wealth of one-liners to fit any parenting occasion.  Sometimes these one-liners were perfect and beautiful in their simplicity, like “A … Continue reading

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Pity Party Pep Talk

Today is my birthday, a fact that I can’t escape, a truth that I can’t deny.  I should be celebrating, kicking up my heels.  After all, there will probably be a few well wishes, a little attention and, if I’m … Continue reading

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Just Me Being Honest (Apologies in Advance)

You are hereby given fair warning that: If you are texting on your cell phone while walking through a mall and accidentally fall head-first into the fountain, then people are going to laugh . . . a lot.  Instead of … Continue reading

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Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

I hate when people lie to me.  Unfortunately, it happens much too often (and, most likely, more often than I even realize).  I can understand those who lie to try to get out of trouble or forestall punishment–I don’t agree … Continue reading

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They Oughta Take a Rope and Hang Me (a.k.a. A Trip to the Doctor’s Office)

I groggily rolled out of bed on the first buzz of the alarm, grudgingly bypassed my morning sugar and caffeine fix, and after a rather lengthy and semi-successful attempt to make myself presentable to the rest of the world, I … Continue reading

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