Monthly Archives: February 2012

Leap Day Weirdness

Today I’ve been 10 minutes ahead of schedule. All. Day. Long. My kids got ready for school early. Without me asking them to get their shoes on 47 times before they actually do it. Not to mention get their jackets, … Continue reading

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Overcommitted

If there was just one word to describe me this week, it would be overcommitted. You’d think I’d have learned by now. Apparently not. Dear Self, Repeat after me: “I’ve got a previous committment, and I just can’t make it.” … Continue reading

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Reunited… Thanks to Facebook

It’s been a little quiet and a little boring in my life lately. Not that I’m complaining (I thrive on boring), but it doesn’t make for good blog fodder. Until… I got a message on Facebook last week. An old … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day in Elementary School

My son is in second grade. It is Valentine’s Day today, which means we spent last week carefully choosing Valentine’s Day cards for each and every one of the 29 kids in his class. Each card had to be perfect. … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston Died, and I Found Out from Facebook

Whitney Houston died this weekend. Sad news, indeed, particularly for my 14-year-old self, who is still dancing to “How Will I Know” in my BFF’s bedroom circa 1985-86. Untimely celebrity deaths aside, what is also noteworthy about this weekend is … Continue reading

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Best Advice I Ever Got from a Fortune Cookie

Today, this is exactly what I needed to hear from my fortune cookie: “Take time to enjoy a book and relax your mind.” Truer words never written on a tiny scrape of paper and folded into dough.

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Magic Pants

Once upon a time, I went to a store to shop for new clothes. I had just had my second baby, and my body was… well, not what it used to be. I spent a lot of time at the … Continue reading

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