Tag Archives: Humor

I have a blog and I’m not afraid to use it

I turned a corner somewhere. Crossed a line. Went through a doorway. And I’m not sure it’s a good corner/line/doorway. I hate 20-somethings. I no longer keep quiet when something pisses me off. I’m scaring the 20-somethings when they do something … Continue reading

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The Danger of the Single Story

This is an engaging and insightful talk from Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Adichie. I recently spoke at a university where a student told me that it was such a shame that Nigerian men were physical abusers like the father character in my … Continue reading

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My Excalibur, My Oil and Sauce Dispenser (No. 111)

I stopped by the dollar deal shelves at the grocery store today. I was in pursuit of mandarin oranges for the semi-annual Tomorrow Salad, but first I detoured over as the stacks of plastic and cheap glass beckoned me. I’m … Continue reading

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Griffin–the One, the Only, the Not-to-be-Copied

The five-year-old has turned from the spitting, screaming, biting that got him euphemistically categorized as a “spirited” toddler into a bright, loving, bouncy Kindergartener. I adore him. Really. It’s just so lovely to see the transformation in him. Not that he … Continue reading

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Accountability Coach Update

Prompted by a comment from Bullwinkle, who wondered if I’d followed through on my personal ad looking for an Accountability Coach, I thought I’d stop in after my long unexplained absence to give you the update.   I am happy to report that … Continue reading

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And Now for Something Completely Different

It’s just been too much earnestness, yearning, and thinking this week hasn’t it? Time to lighten up. This is perfect. The brilliant Big Honkin’  team imagined what it would be like to have Google for a roommate. High-lair-ee-us. 3 episodes (about … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Hosed

In which Shoppers Drug Mart screws me over with their new house brand overpackaged pantyhose. Continue reading

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