Monthly Archives: August 2014

August Funny Friday and a Tribute to My Dad

Today is August’s Funny Friday, a regular feature posted on the last Friday of every month. Funny Friday is a collaborative project where one of the participants submits a photo. Then we all write five captions or thoughts inspired by … Continue reading

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What’s Your Motivation for Liking and Retweeting?

Last week, I had a mentally stirring conversation with my friend Stacy, who is also a blogger. I point this out because most of my conversations these days lack any kind of substance whatsoever. So here’s a slightly abridged and … Continue reading

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Pitcher’s Elbow: MRI’s Aren’t All the Same

This blog post actually contains a bit of helpful advice. No kidding. Don’t worry. I’m not going to make a habit of it. But this is something people need to know. Because not knowing about it could result in your … Continue reading

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Grandma Logic

My mom has been visiting us for over a week now. She keeps saying funny stuff that I swear I’ll remember and then I don’t. So I’m posting this one to live on my blog for all eternity. ANDREW: “Ouch, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Jack Weight…and why the Denver airport will always be special to us.

My son Jack turns nine today at 5:03 pm. He was actually born at 2:03. But that was in Walnut Creek, CA. Having to wait those extra three hours for an age change is one of the downsides of escaping San … Continue reading

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It’s Now Thoughtful (or less, depending on whom you ask) Thursday

Today I’m trying something I’ve seen other bloggers do for years. It’s called Wordless Wednesday…where you post a bunch of random photos that supposedly represent your life….on a Wednesday. (That was so yesterday.) Some bloggers only include photos that make … Continue reading

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I Need a Date Night…and better dental insurance

Here’s a random photo of my kids that makes me laugh when I’m feeling irritable.   (This morning…first cup of coffee in hand) JAMES: “Honey, I’ve been thinking. I want to take you to…..” (Sentence interrupted by a rhinoceros-sized yawn … Continue reading

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July (sort of) Friday Funny

Today’s post is July’s Funny Friday, a regular feature published on the last Friday of the month. Yes, I know it’s August. But July ran out of Fridays. And that’s not my fault. (I plan to write July a strongly … Continue reading

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What My Husband and I Fight About the Most…a cautionary tale

James and I had the fight again last night. It’s a bimonthly ritual where he uses his firmest voice to tell me to keep the @&)”&)&’ing animals off the bed while he’s trying to sleep. And I react by sobbing … Continue reading

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