Posts from: July 2019

Date Night

I spent a fairly large chunk of last Sunday trying to buy a new pair of jeans. To my everlasting fury, the only pair that seemed like a comfortable fit was something that was actually tagged ‘mom jeans.’ Just like my low waisted, skinny jeans have morphed into mom jeans, my date nights have morphed…

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The Scary World of Fairy Tales

Being a voracious reader, I’ve worked my way through pretty much every book I could beg, borrow and buy. When Z was born, I started reading to her almost from the start. It didn’t matter if she could understand the words or not, but I like to believe the sound of my voice droning on…

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Books I wish I’d written

Books are both my solace and my stress buster. There is nothing more relaxing than a good book. But the great books, the ones that grab you by the throat and make you wish you could meet the protagonists, get embroiled in their stories and yes, also, fantasies about running away with some of them…

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The Wedding Guest from Hell

If you’ve read my last three posts, you know by now that I was very sick at this point. I reached the cocktail party that night wheezing and coughing, not to mention feeling like a block of ice thanks to my inappropriate clothes. By the next morning, I’d completely taken to my bed. We had…

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