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Doing Good This Christmas
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Doing Good This Christmas

Six and a half years ago when I left my white collar job for the sweatpants and pot and pans of the at-home life, I had a grand vision. Well, I had a few grand visions, the first of which was dashed on day one when I set up my […]

Saying Goodbye
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Saying Goodbye

It came from nothing. Moments like these are typically brutal in their efficacy. She’d lost it at school and I’m guessing that ignited conversations which, following the usual path, stoked 5th grade doubts. It’s only natural and I’m not upset. I will not, however, seek confirmation of my theories here. […]

Growing Up and Growing Into Her First Phone
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Growing Up and Growing Into Her First Phone

It’s a question our parents never had to field, because what child of the 80’s was clambering to carry around one of these bad boys? Awwwww yeah!! No one. That’s who. No 10-year-old in the history of ever could be heard begging for one of those clunky bricks. We couldn’t […]

The Grounds Behind Her Eyes
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The Grounds Behind Her Eyes

“What would it take to gain acceptance, to the grounds behind your eyes.” — Conor Oberst “Artifact #1″ Over the past decade, I’ve been able to easily hashtag her as #happy, #sad, #angry, #tired, #exuberant, and so on. She was the USA Today. A swift, easy read. Colorful and pleasant. […]

Why I Am Canceling Easter
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Why I Am Canceling Easter

That’s it. I’m canceling Easter because my kids haven’t been eating their fruits and veggies lately. This’ll teach ‘em. We’re going to make green bean casseroles and carrot soup and deliver them to homeless shelters as a lesson in what it means to eat healthy. Anderson Cooper, gimme a ring […]

Tailgating At Home During The Holidays
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Tailgating At Home During The Holidays

We’d just finished dinner, chicken (and fake chicken) and cheese quesadillas. Yum. I was washing a pile of dishes — dry skin cracking beneath near-burning water and tangerine scented suds. The new Gustafer Yellowgold album was still spinning on my phone, which was plugged in 18″ from the double sink […]

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