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Filling Our Sacks

As children, we are filled with wonder at how Santa could possibly fit toys and gifts for all good girls and boys into just one sack. Surely that bag must be magic and bottomless. And for him to be strong … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our World

The other day my husband joined me to run a few errands and do a bit of shopping.  This is a fairly rare occurrence. Like many men, my husband’s version of shopping entails taking a quick ride to a hardware … Continue reading

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Grin and Bear It

The onset of November tends to make me cranky. Here in New England, I am forced to admit that not only is summer truly over, but we are moving swiftly through Fall. It is getting increasingly colder and it is … Continue reading

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What If I Get Abducted by Aliens?

One of the best scenes in The King of Queens sitcom series is when Carrie has had enough of her husband Doug asking where things are in the kitchen, and she begs him to “Just learn. LEARN!”  and tests him by … Continue reading

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Maybe Not So Crazy

A few nights ago, while attempting to multi-task while prepping dinner, I started to think about a TV series that my husband and I enjoyed a few years ago.  Big Love was an HBO series starring Bill Paxton as the … Continue reading

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Taking a Break From Adulting

I know I’m supposed to be a grown up. And most days I’m pretty successful at pulling it off. Like so many other Real Women, I run around taking care of people, being a good worker bee, maintaining our home, … Continue reading

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Spray Bottle Therapy

It has been a very busy summer. Although I’m thankful to have a full and active life, I’m happy that we are starting to get back into our usual routines with more time at home. While we’ve been running around … Continue reading

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