Monthly Archives: May 2013

Out of Sync (or A Post of Self Doubt)

Yes, that’s me… I feel like I’m totally out of sync – and as with most things, there is a song that sums it up – this one by DEVO.   And I love DEVO – I just saw them … Continue reading

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A Series of Unfortunate Laments

My friend, Ross Murray, over at Drinking Tips for Teens posted about some camping funny the other day – which made remember some of MY own camping funny plus other stories.  So, I guess I’ll write about them.  Shall we … Continue reading

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Morning Cake is the Best Cake

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
This post is dedicated to my son, Dorian – because early on in his 9 years he told me that he was ‘lucky’ his Mom could bake special things for him and also sagely…

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I’m so tired of having to ‘achieve’

Today’s Daily Prompt was about goals  – specifically this: When you started your blog, did you set any goals? Have you achieved them? Have they changed at all? It’s ironic that this would be today’s prompt because I’ve been thinking about … Continue reading

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The Other Dress

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
I’m trying to figure out how to tell this story without completely embarrassing myself – especially considering that many people know who I am in REAL life… Oh well, I’ll just tell it… I…

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The Sweaty Chef – a Tale of the Lush

When I was in high school, I had a boyfriend, “Jon”, whose mom was a classic lush. I don’t know that I ever saw her sober. She was the kind of drunk that was either sobbing, screaming or laughing.  You … Continue reading

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Walking it off… or not as the case may be ~

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
Step – ouch! – Step – ouch! – Step – ouch! Lisa asks me why I’m limping during our five mile walk around GORGEOUS San Francisco in July (and for anyone wondering, not a…

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