Tag Archives: preparation

Speedbumps on the Convenience Highway

We all run through life in turbo drive, every day trying to do more in less time.  We live in a magical world where new conveniences pop up regularly, developed to match our speed, our lack of patience, and our … Continue reading

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They Didn’t Get to Cheat

Last night was one of those evenings when I got home late. I had forgotten to get anything out to thaw for dinner. My son had already eaten something (being a teen, he eats pretty much every couple hours) so … Continue reading

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The Cinderella Complex

As a general rule, we Real Women are carrying far more on our plates at any one time than we should. I imagine all of us walking around like some kind of octopus waitress, balancing dozens of plates heaped with … Continue reading

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Report From the Bridge

Air-traffic Controllers.  Ship’s Captains. Lieutenant Uhura. The Army. Real Women. We all have them. Some are more high-tech than others. Some are in place to do such high-level activities as guiding astronauts or military maneuvers. Ours, as Real Women, exist … Continue reading

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Preparing to Relax

Most of us Real Women like to think we can be spontaneous. To us, spontaneity means fun, carefree, happy, no stress. We don’t have to weigh ourselves down with pesky and arduous planning and processing, we can just get up … Continue reading

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Hyper Prep

Ah, yes. Cyber Monday. The digital shopping day that embodies the holiday spirit of getting it done easier, faster, sooner. We real women start preparing for the winter holidays weeks, if not months, in advance. This is mostly due to … Continue reading

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Milk and Bread

Most of the talk around the office today, as well as on the news and throughout social media, was focused on two events: Thanksgiving, and the impending snow storm here in the East. For the past two days, we’ve had … Continue reading

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