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Disappointing Day After

On this day— I was disappointed that the closest CVS did not have my favorite types of Easter candy on sale today. How can they not have Mini Eggs?

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Until Next Year

My mom usually gets me a big basket of Easter candy, but not this year. She knew I was pregnant and that babies don’t need a lot of chocolate. She did get me a bag of Cadbury Mini Eggs, though. … Continue reading

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In a Fix

People always say, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” In this modern world of disposable everything, we might as well drop the “If it ain’t broke” part. No one fixes broken things either. Not electronics or appliances. Not furniture … Continue reading

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Movie Highlight

I just watched the end of Rudolph’s Shiny New Year, a classic movie in which Santa Claus says, “I oughta be able to get you to Father Time in a few bongs!” Santa, you do enough bongs and you can … Continue reading

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Christmas Chuckle

Here’s a funny moment from Christmas. Faithful Reader and I were at my parents’ house and we were talking about babies. My father said that he thought the reason my brother had been born two weeks early was because the … Continue reading

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The Hippo Got Me

It’s almost Christmas and the radio stations are busy overplaying their catalog of holiday tunes. I haven’t heard the one about the Christmas donkey yet this year (thank God!), but that doesn’t mean I got off scot-free. Oh, no. This … Continue reading

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Resolutions Revisited

Some people say that it takes three weeks to form a new habit. If that’s true, then today is the magical day by which my New Year’s resolutions ought to have stuck if they were going to stick. So let’s … Continue reading

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Resolutions for 2008

Life is too short. I resolve to swear at least once per day. I resolve not to read The Secret. I resolve to eat chocolate whenever I want. I resolve to treat people as they deserve to be treated. I … Continue reading

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Icky!

I always thought that if you waited too long to pee, you’d simply wet your pants and that was it. I was wrong. Bladders can actually rupture if overfilled and left overfull for long periods of time. So, my friends, … Continue reading

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A Year of Reading

A love of reading doesn’t necessarily translate into a talent for picking literature apart and I sometimes wonder how I survived three years as an English major. I was reasonably good at it (they gave me a degree, anyway), but … Continue reading

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