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Flirting Between the Lanes

I can’t remember the last time I spent an hour primping for a hot date with my guy. Slipping into a slinky black dress and four inch heels because gravity was on my side. That, and I didn’t have to deal with chronic back pain from carrying a child for nine months. No curfew, no babysitter, just me and my man separated by an assorted … Continue reading »

Anonymity is Overrated

Imagine a hub for secrets. A place we could unload emotional baggage without being judged. We all have secrets, but are we willing to share them? The PostSecret Project is an online haven for sharing secret desires, fears, and hopes. Founder, Frank Warren, has received more than 500,000 secrets mailed to him on postcards. The themes … Continue reading »

A Silver Lining in the WordPress Reader

You can’t talk about WordPress without talking about the Reader. It’s not that WordPress, the actual publishing platform, doesn’t carry weight in comparison. It’s just that so much hangs in the balance of the Reader because it displays your favorite blogs in one place. It’s a blogger’s lifeline. Do I secretly wish the Reader would … Continue reading »

Mark Your Calendar for the Next Sleep Fest

Apparently, National Sleep Day was last Thursday, January 3rd. There’s not much history on this holiday, but any day dedicated to catching up on sleep is worth celebrating. I did not participate in the shuteye fest. Even if the opportunity was presented, I don’t think I’d qualify for a Festival of Sleep. To qualify you’d … Continue reading »

Swallow a dose of HAPPY

For years I wondered what it was like to be Mother Theresa. To help those living in grim poverty and minister to children who are barefoot and have no water to drink. I knew if I could replicate even the smallest fraction of Mother Theresa, I would be loved. Pretty impressive? Yeah, right. The real … Continue reading »

Rite of Passage: The First Sleepover

I’m back to life after New Year’s Eve. Not because I was hungover but because my daughter had her FIRST sleepover. Two hours before the clock struck midnight, the nagging began. Renaissance Man and I were sipping bubbly on my mother-in-law’s couch while screaming toddlers played at our feet. Yes, this is how we ring … Continue reading »

Cheeky Pig and the PC

I should probably be writing about something more sophisticated like the presidential debate instead of cartoon characters. A bit off topic. Perhaps even pathetic to devote a post to animated pig, but to her credit she taught me something. That Peppa Pig caught my attention. In this particular episode, the cheeky pig and her brother … Continue reading »

An Involuntary Exchange

Here’s a conversation I recently had with the school clerk: “How are you?” asked Ms. Clerk. “Good, hanging in there. How about you?” I said. “Fine,” replied Ms. Clerk. That sums it up. Our conversation lasted about three seconds. And then, BAM! It was over. I always feel puzzled after these unintentional run-ins. The mechanical, … Continue reading »

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