Category Archives: Aversions

Rotary Terrors

It starts the same way every time…the dial-face looking at me. Me looking back. Even before my finger finds the “9” hole in the dial, I know I will not be able to manage this kind of phone. It’s a … Continue reading

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Life in the Furniture Store

My mom is a HARDCORE shopper – and by hardcore, I mean anyone that shops more than me. And by ‘more than me’, I mean anyone willing to stay in a store beyond the absolute minimum time it takes to put … Continue reading

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Slightly Askew

I’ve seen this picture floating around Facebook recently. I guess a lot of people would have a hard time with this kind of situation.  I would never even notice. There is not one bone in my body that cries out … Continue reading

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In Response to the Woman in the Ice Cream Shop

That’s my alternate title to “An Open Letter to the Woman in the Ice Cream Shop”… It was 2008, my 6 year old son and I were in a Baskin-Robbins, it was his first visit to an ice cream shop … Continue reading

Posted in Aversions, Childhood, Children, Cooking, coping mechanisms, Eating, Education, Food, Food Allergies, grieving, Health, Parenting, Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 63 Comments

Looking in the Mirror

Ish – this is a hard post to write.  It’s always difficult to hold a mirror up to yourself and see something ugly reflected back, but I would guess that these kinds of self-discoveries are the kinds that help us … Continue reading

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A Phone at Her Fingers and Tablet by Toes, She Shall Have TV Wherever She Goes…

Like most people, I’m seriously disappointed in the lack of hovercraft technology in the 21st century.   This new world we’re living in seems to be an amalgam of sci-fi, dystopia and The Jetsons.  Some of it beneficial; some of it … Continue reading

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Ruminations on my Feet

My feet hate shoes. They can’t help it – from the day I was born until now, they have rebelled against wearing any form of footwear for a prolonged period of time. Plus I use my feet all the time … Continue reading

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