Category Archives: Humor

The Progression of “I’m Not Making Too Much for Christmas Dinner”

My family is pretty much…Italian. Especially my Mom.  Every year  around this time the conversation about Christmas Dinner plays itself out in this manner (which I would not trade for the world). A month before Christmas – possibly on Thanksgiving:  … Continue reading

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Bumpy Nubs and Poking Threads: A Guest Post by Karen Perry

Originally posted on Lipstick and Laundry:
I’m fascinated with the concept found in some Native American traditions that we have the ability to heal our entire lineage in both directions. It’s easy to see how the choices we make right…

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I’ll Take Art History for $100, Alex

I should preface this post with: I love art and I love schools that have art classes.  This is a just a little tongue-in-cheek. The dread comes around 1:45PM Tuesdays and Thursdays. The day was Thursday.  The scene replays vividly … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap

“I CAN’T GET THIS OPEN!” “HOW DO YOU GET THIS OPEN???” “PLEASE, I BEG OF YOU! MAKE IT OPEN!” I hear it again and again… from family, friends, my son’s teachers. But it never gets me down; it will never … Continue reading

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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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A Leap of Faith – The Week Wrap Up!

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
The Wrap-up and a Huge THANK YOU! “Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.”  ― Leonardo da Vinci This last post wraps up my series on A Leap…

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A Leap of Faith – A Parent’s Prespective

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
The mind is a fire to be kindled, not a vessel to be filled.                                        …

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