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March 21, 2013

Today is Thursday and my son and husband are in sunny Florida and my daughter and I are in snowy New York City. I am  starting to suspect that I am doing marriage wrong. But the good news is that we will all be going to Florida this weekend, so it’s not like we’re going […]

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Fear and Trembling

January 18, 2013

In May, I am going to L.A.  I’m going to be attending Mom 2.0 Summit and lounging poolside, with a drink that has an umbrella in it, so long as it doesn’t take too much reserved-for-alcohol real estate in the glass. I will be flying with my friends Stacy and Karen, because I thought it […]

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January 1, 2013

The holidays are over, Praise the Lord. Don’t get me wrong, with the exception of people who actually observe it, no one loves Christmas more than I do. It’s so festive and merry! And the after Christmas sales are nothing to sneeze at, either. My family and I flew to North Carolina to visit with […]

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August 23, 2012

I know that this is a humor blog, but sometimes life just isn’t funny. Like when I was on vacation and realized that Husbandrinka was out to kill me. First he went the white water rafting route, then, as my friend Peajaye pointed out, he tried to kill me with boredom by making me tour […]

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Coming Home

August 21, 2012

I’ve been on vacation. In Montana and in Yellowstone.  Which is mostly in Wyoming. We had a lot of fun. There was the white water rafting, and the fly fishing and the eating more meat than I ever knew existed. We also hiked and avoided bears and saw elk and bison and geysers and wonders […]

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12 Things I Learned While White Water Rafting

August 15, 2012

I’m still having an unbelievable helpme fantastic time in Montana! Vacation is so great dearlordgetmeoutofhere and it’s going to be difficult to see it end! Here’s a list of things I learned while white water rafting on Monday! 1. You can’t bring your iPhone into the raft. It’s not because there’s spotty coverage on the […]

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In Montana

August 12, 2012

If you’re reading this, I’m in Montana. Don’t ask me why, sometimes bad things happen to good people. Not that Montana is a bad thing, of course, that’s ridiculous, it’s a beautiful state, but with bears who are out to get me. At first I was keeping what the insane call “an open mind.” Sure, […]

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June 3, 2012

In August my family and I are going to Montana, which sounds really great, except in August my family and I are going to Montana. It’s sort of a long story which I will try to make a lot longer by adding irrelevant details and perhaps a car chase or two, but basically, my daughter […]

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