Monthly Archives: August 2013

Windshield Time

An estimated 34 million Americans will be travelling this Labor Day weekend.  This year, we are among them.  Which means there will be at least three guarantees:  my husband will curse at traffic, we will have a great round of … Continue reading

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When Incognito Fails

You know it is going to happen. When you least expect it. You lull yourself into a false sense of security that you will be safe escaping for a short errand, incognito.  You only plan to be out of the … Continue reading

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Best By…

It seems there are two types of people.  Those who strictly adhere to expiration dates, and those who take them as simply helpful suggestions.  I tend to belong in the second group.  Perhaps it is due in part to my upbringing.  My … Continue reading

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Of Tourism and Thresholds

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”—Susan Sontag Most of our leisure travel time is spent visiting family and friends. Like so many other real families, our loved ones are scattered around the country….so spending time in person … Continue reading

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Just Pile It On

There are plenty of feel-good quotes out there that speak to the strength of women… that we were created as strong beings so we could endure child birth…that we have emotional strength for our children and spouses…that we can be … Continue reading

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