Monthly Archives: October 2011

Sick

Dear Universe, It was just a few days ago that I made the off-hand remark that no one had gotten sick lately. That was not a challenge to you, by the way. Please reconsider the virus you sent my way. … Continue reading

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When DO Siblings Entertain Each Other?

We went to a 1-year-old’s birthday party last night, which (logically) was attended by other 1 year olds and their parents. I realized for the first time that I have left the baby/toddler realm and both of my kids now … Continue reading

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Why Haven’t You Told Me About Greek Yogurt?

I’m loving Greek yogurt. Finally, a yogurt that actually is filling. I know, I’m so late to the party on this one. I have trouble getting enough protein in my diet. I’m not really fond of protein, never have been. … Continue reading

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Cleaning Out My Closets, Part 1

Remember how my kids’ stuff is threatening to overtake the house? Yeah, I started the clean out process. As promised, I involved them in the process, hoping the pain of teaching them to sort through their own stuff will pay … Continue reading

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I Love Squash

I love squash. I love autumn. I love pumpkins. I love leaves changing colors. I also love making my own cards. They are so easy to make. These will be Christmas presents. I’m into the idea of homemade Christmas. Less stuff. … Continue reading

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So What HAVE I Been Doing?

I got to go to lunch with friends yesterday. This is a rare event… it’s been months since I had a lunch date and at least six weeks since I had coffee with anyone who wasn’t virtual. Obviously, I need … Continue reading

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Maybe Life Really Does Begin at 40

I recently turned 40. I’ve been prepping for my 40th birthday pretty much from the moment I turned 39. Because it took me almost a full year to come to terms with the fact that I was going to be… 40. … Continue reading

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