Mom, Can I Come In?

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Falling in love when your kids are teenagers can be… awkward. Continue reading “Mom, Can I Come In?”

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The Queen of the End-of-the-World Movies, at Your Service

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Note to my fellow bloggers: I do apologize: I have been suffering from a deplorable lack of energy and a ‘slight’ (!!!) case of writer’s block. I THINK I am back – I sure hope so. Looking forward to catching up on your blogs…

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I am fascinated by end-of-the-world movies. Continue reading “The Queen of the End-of-the-World Movies, at Your Service”

I Don’t Like Shopping (Part Two: The Bra)

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If you follow my blog with any regularity, you have probably discovered that I am not a shopper. In our household, I don’t even do the grocery shopping. Continue reading “I Don’t Like Shopping (Part Two: The Bra)”

I Don’t Like Shopping (Part One: The Purse)

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I am not your typical woman. I don’t enjoy shopping for things like clothes, and make-up and cushions for my couch. Continue reading “I Don’t Like Shopping (Part One: The Purse)”

What Little Girls Are Made Of…

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What Little Girls Are Made Of…

What are little girls made of?
What are little girls made of?
Sugar and spice,
And all that’s nice;
That’s what little girls are made of.

Popular Nursery Rhyme

The author of the rhyme is uncertain, but may be English poet Robert Southey (1774–1843). (Source)

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I remember as if it were yesterday having a lively, friendly and animated disagreement with a dear girlfriend about raising children. Specifically, about raising girls. Continue reading “What Little Girls Are Made Of…”

My Mother Was a Clean Freak

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When I was growing up, my mother was a clean freak. You could quite literally have eaten off any single inch of the flooring in my mother’s house: even the carpets. Continue reading “My Mother Was a Clean Freak”