Category Archives: Things I Couldn’t Make Up If I Tried

Why I Stopped Worrying About The Disney Princesses

Every now and then, I realize how parenthood has changed the chemistry of my brain. For example, when presented with a week’s vacation from elementary school, my brain thought, “Hey! Let’s take two kids to Disneyland! That will be a … Continue reading

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The Second Grade Field Trip

I volunteered to help with my kid’s field trip today. The destination? An orthodontist’s office. I am not making that up. It was a real field trip. With permission slips, a school bus and 20 second graders and a half-dozen … 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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How to Insult a Perfect Stranger in One Easy Step

An unusual set of circumstances lead to me sitting in a happening place on a Tuesday night, sampling beer. I can’t remember the last time I was someplace other than my living room at 8 p.m. on a Tuesday night. … Continue reading

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