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September Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions are traditionally made, and broken, in January. My resolutions, though, tend to rear their ugly heads in September. That’s when I...

The Most Worrisome Time of the Year

I’ve always believed that the Most Wonderful Time of the Year was Christmas, but according to a certain office supply chain, it’s actually right...

The Getaway Plan

By the time you read this, I’ll be back, but right now my family is preparing to go camping. The girls are collecting the...

Mom Doesn’t Want to Always Know Best

Let’s start with a misconception men often have. Many men think that if they have mastered the sentence, “Whatever you want is fine with...

Who Will We Remember?

When I was eight I wanted Farrah hair. I was forever leaning forward and then throwing my head back to achieve that wind-tossed look....

Canvas or Plastic?

Once upon a time, people would happily gather up their steak bones, used Kleenex, and slimy meat wrappers into plastic garbage bags the night...

Father Cravings

A century ago, Sigmund Freud posited that women suffered from an envy of a certain part of male anatomy. Personally, I think Freud may...

Spoiled Rotten Robin

All week we’ve been watching an extremely obese baby robin who lives outside our dining room window. He’s out of the nest, but he...

Teaching Disabilities

When a child in grade three can’t read, we normally assume that child has a learning disability. But is it always the child’s fault?...

Wishful Economics 101

Modern economic practice involves a lot of wishful thinking. Many politicians believe that you can spend billions bailing out car companies and auto unions,...

A Microwave and a Mother’s Heart

Forget that Mars and Venus thing. I have found the definitive difference between the genders. Or rather, my nephew found it. It is a YouTube series...

Approval Addiction

I was one of the 13 gazillion people who watched that video of Susan Boyle from Britain’s Got Talent off of YouTube. She blew...

Right Kind of Fight

I’ve always enjoyed a good fight. When my husband and I disagree, we haul out every intellectual argument in our arsenal to show why...

Point of No Return

Recession, recession, recession. The news headlines these days are all recession, all the time, with Natasha Richardson’s tragedy occasionally thrown in. And like most...

The Real Reward

Do those of you with children recall the potty training days, or have you attempted to block them forever from your memory? If you...

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