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The first day of …

The last first day of elementary school for my little girl.  It was so uneventful that I forgot to take the obligatory first day of school picture.  Maybe it had something to do with the switching of vehicles so my … Continue reading

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Camp: the girl’s gone solo

Friday night was fairly typical of previous “the night before away camp” evenings.  There were the packing lists, the clothes strewn all over the floor, checking of the flashlights for batteries,the discussions about the pros and cons of bringing rain … Continue reading

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Watching the days go by …

“Whoo – hoo!”  Thump.  Thump. “Hey, be quiet up there, your sister is sleeping” the annoyed parents yelled up at the boy-man (irony, yes we were yelling at him.) Six foot 2 inches of excitement came flying down the stairs … Continue reading

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A doppelgänger and a book review “Mitzi Bytes”.

When I’d read a quick synopsis of the plot and heard that this book would be coming out in early 2017, I could hardly wait. Then it came out, I got my hands on it and was initially concerned that … Continue reading

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We the people of Walmart

The other evening my husband came home from work looking like this https://giphy.com/embed/jW9XCAM3MwZ1K via GIPHY       Well, without the chain and the white ‘fro, the track jacket was black, and his collar was quite unzipped. His collar was … Continue reading

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I used to have pretty feet, and other middle-aged laments 

I used to love being pampered, manicured, pedicured, buffed, massaged … all in the name of getting my pretty on.  I remember one time during a pedicure, the technician commented that I had really pretty feet.  I guess it’s all … Continue reading

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People watch 2017

I went downtown via subway again earlier this week for a meeting.  Look at me so adventurous again, taking public transit, whaaat?  Thank goodness I was able to get the fifth to last parking spot in the commuter lot – … Continue reading

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