Category Archives: Family

Holiday Road

When touring historical spots, we always seek a nice balance between the Griswold’s visit to the Grand Canyon in National Lampoon’s Vacation (jump out of the car, look and nod twice, jump back into the car) and a three-year, in depth … Continue reading

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Ode To a Basement Dweller

The time has finally arrived. Our nest will once again be empty, starting this Saturday. Our basement dweller of almost a year is moving into his own apartment. There are certainly plusses and minuses to this development. Basement dweller (BD) has … Continue reading

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Pass the Pi

I have this thing my husband calls my patent-pending salmon maneuver. If I see crowds going one way, I am compelled to go the opposite direction. If you tell me to do something, it’s very likely I won’t. I am in no way … Continue reading

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All My Mundanity

As a young(ish) mom, I treasured time with my little boys, but sometimes I needed a break, especially during the long, hot summer stretches of school vacation. I am sure my kids were not so very different from any others, but in my … Continue reading

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A Day as a Debutante

  Those of you following along may remember I have made a bucket list of sorts, full of St. Louis-y things I want to experience before we sally forth to Colorado. Now that the pendulum of our move is swinging more … Continue reading

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10 Things That Made Me Laugh Today

I scrolled past a clickbait article entitled “How Marriage Made Me a Better Man” by Kanye West. I actually read an article that explained if you think you would be happier in five years without your spouse, your marriage is more … Continue reading

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She Said What?

“I hope your mom dies today.” “Thank you!” What would you think if you heard this exchange at your local beauty salon? This was a conversation between me and my hairdresser/friend of over thirty years. We hugged and then glanced around … Continue reading

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