Monthly Archives: December 2013

I’m Telling Santa

I was at Target recently and overheard this conversation between two sisters. I’m terrible at guessing ages but I’m going to say, maybe 8 and 6. Eight year old, dreamily: “I’ve been dreaming of this phone since I was a … Continue reading

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What exactly are you supporting?

It’s been an interesting week.  The Divine Miss M won her school spelling bee, for which we are very proud, and have now descended into the hell mire of studying for the Regional Bee.  Also, Jodi’s birthday was yesterday.  Her … Continue reading

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We’ve Got Cards

Jodi’s birthday is in two days (though believe me, she’s all about claiming the whole week.  I jokingly resist her efforts but the truth is she’s definitely worthy of a week’s celebration, especially since the Divine Miss M is still … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, You Happy Dumba**es!

Years ago, while the Bean Counter and I were at our respective jobs clearly accomplishing a lot, we had a long email conversation with the Labor Coach. At some point, it became the stuff of legends, at least in our … Continue reading

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Losing & Winning

Searching for a job is obviously the last level of hell. I once thought it was moving – you know, the perpetual packing and the boxes and the paper and the junk that multiplies even as you’re trying to purge … Continue reading

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