Monthly Archives: December 2012

Keeping It Real on Facebook

For my Friends who have been posting about their amazing holiday meals all week, here’s my status update: Opened a can of Spaghettios for my kid’s dinner and pretended to believe the writing on the label that said there’s a … Continue reading

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What I Will Tell My Son When He Stops Believing in Santa Claus

Dear T., Santa Claus was once a real person who lived a very long time ago. He became legendary for giving gifts to good people. Many people found him inspiring, and they called him St. Nicholas. We call him Santa … Continue reading

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Enough

I have a six-year-old daughter in Kindergarten. I see her face in every photo of the children murdered yesterday in the Connecticut school shooting. Yes, murdered. Why does the news describe it as a “shooting?” Why don’t they call it … Continue reading

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I Can (Still) Run

I’m still running. Take a few minutes and let that sink in. Six months of running 2-3 a week. On Wednesday I ran a 5K in 35 min./37 sec. That’s not going to break any records, but I was rather … Continue reading

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Pedicure

The six-year-old gives Mama a pedicure.

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