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5 Things I Say Way Too Often Do you need to go pee pee? Do you need to go pee pee? Do you need to go pee pee? Enough with the fucking Band Aids already. Is that pee pee? 5 … Continue reading
This is the rule that applies to men’s three-button suit jackets. It is the one thing I remember from when my husband and I were getting married in March 2005. More than our vows, the lovely cards we received from … Continue reading
My children sleep with dream lights. They are not the Dream Lites advertised on television because we assumed, of course, those would not work. When the kids started asking for the ones on television, however, we found these at a … Continue reading
I have written about turning 40 before. When I actually turned 40. That was more than two years ago. And my perspective has changed–slightly but significantly. Slowly, I’ve become less concerned with the opinions others hold of me, and terribly … Continue reading
I have been holding on to this post since the summer. Sean Teare has guest posted here before; he is a father of two and a very funny person. My dear old friend, if he is still speaking to me, … Continue reading
Before long we learn, in this life, that we are not here forever. We learn through the changing of seasons, the loss of our pets in childhood, the death of a loved one. We get no guarantee of numbers. So … Continue reading
William Wordsworth wrote his sonnet, The World Is Too Much With Us, in 1802 out of anger with the increased materialism of his time. While the frustration is of a different source and of a different moment, it was a … Continue reading
I am not good at sharing emotions on demand. Or under expectation. I woke up in a bad mood this morning knowing I’d have the three kids alone most of the day. And I had to prepare for guests. And … Continue reading
Following Superstorm Sandy–the monster that devastated much of the east coast, killing more than 100 people in the United States, we spent nine days in three different hotels. Our apartment building lost all utilities as its basement filled with salt … Continue reading