Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Quick Real-Life Thought

This was one of those mornings when I was trying to fit way too much into the time I had, and I had about a million things on my mind.  Rushing around, I dropped cereal all over the floor, I … Continue reading

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Remember

I have been comforted to see several postings on social media outlets this weekend encouraging people to remember the true meaning behind Memorial Day.  This isn’t a weekend that was created just for 3 days of BBQ-ing.  Granted, I love … Continue reading

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Road Trips

“Why aren’t we flying?  Because getting there is half the fun.”  – Clark Griswald   We Real Women, with our real families, spend a whole lot of time in our cars.  There is commuting back and forth to work, there … Continue reading

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Shapeshifting

With the change of seasons comes the change of clothing in our closets. Here in New England, that means putting away the sweaters, turtlenecks and wool pants and bringing out the light skirts, tshirts and sandals. I have fond memories … Continue reading

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Multiple Jobs

“Total commitment to family and total commitment to career is possible, but fatiguing.”   — Muriel Fox Today, as so often happens, I had one of those mornings when I arrived at work, (or shall I call it my paying job), … Continue reading

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Guilty Pleasures

“Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world”  — Marilyn Monroe Come on, fess up….We Real Women all have little things we do, buy, eat, or entertain ourselves with that help us through our days.  Small … Continue reading

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Chauffeuring and Waiting

One of the responsibilities that many Real Women play is an extension of our care giver role:  Medical Liaison.  And by that, I mean providing transportation to and from medical appointments, taking notes and asking questions, and doing a whole … Continue reading

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