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March 11, 2013

I knew that it was inevitable, but I didn’t think it would happen in a room full of people. Yesterday afternoon I attended my first rehearsal for Listen to Your Mother and to start we had to go around the room and introduce ourselves. Whenever I hear anything along the lines of “let’s go around […]

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X Reasons You Should Be Glad I Didn’t Blog When I Was in My XXs

January 31, 2013

Or for those of you not living in Ancient Rome, 10 Reasons You Should Be Glad I Didn’t Blog When I Was in my 20s. 10. I was pretentious. I used Roman Numerals. (related: I recently got a PR pitch about how to make Superbowl Sunday Math-tastic. Example: For older kids, put a fun – […]

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SH! I’m Writing!

January 7, 2013

Last year I wrote that I planned to blog less because I wanted to write more (or something like that, I wasn’t really reading it.) Which seems like an oxymoron, except it isn’t. Because I gave myself until the end of last year to finish my book. In case you are one of the few […]

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Google Searching for Elf on the Shelf

December 3, 2012

Do you know from the hell that is Elf on the Shelf? Well, I wrote about it last year and over the past week or so I’ve noticed that it has been getting some traffic. Which is normal, I guess- a masterpiece will often find its audience. Oh, and maybe it’s also Elf on the […]

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Note to Self

November 9, 2012

When you write a wrist-slasher of a post, keep in mind that people who know you in real life will call you and/or email you and ask you if you’re ok and if there is anything they can do to help. And it’ll be awkward but don’t be so hasty with the “oh no, I’m […]

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If You Tell One Person

October 20, 2012

My fellow Mouthy Housewives and I have been keeping a secret. In August we started a Twitter parody account, @PaulRyanGosling, which melds the horror of knuckle-dragger Paul Ryan and the dreaminess of DNA-winner Ryan Gosling. We wanted to tweet anonymously, so took an Omertà oath of silence. Just about being the ones behind @PaulRyanGosling, not […]

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Talking About Health Insurance

October 17, 2012

Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in a briefing presented by Wellpoint about “Supporting Your Family’s Health: The Evolving Role of Health Insurance”. Wellpoint is one of the largest healthcare benefit companies in the country, and has affiliated health plans in 14 states, including Empire Bluecross Blueshield in New York. I was compensated […]

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The Process

October 4, 2012

Hahahaha You sound like idiot, sitting there laughing by yourself. Ok, Mama, I’m not sitting here laughing by myself. I’m sitting here with my laptop writing my memoir and I just re-read a very funny part. Memoir. What do you have to memoir about? Memoir is for retired war general, not for someone like you. […]

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