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52 Weeks Begin Now: Week Thirty-Five: There is Something About Roberts

Roberts Abound: It is with some trepidation that I confide a phenomenon in my life that revolves around the many Roberts that I have met and dated. 583 more words

Spiritual Journey


I always find it odd when I encounter people who have a close friend or someone they like so they call that person by a family name, such as brother, even though they are not related… Or they make friends with someone who is older, so they call them dad. 84 more words

Law Of The Land

Mommy Had a Little Lamb

The day I found out I was having a girl, everything turned pink. I could barely tame the grin on my face.

I was able to shoot a text to my sister who was sitting with my Mom as my Dad underwent yet another gamma-knife radiation treatment on the tumors in his brain. 547 more words


My Life Story, Part Eight: On the Honesty and Reliability of Family

By age 3 or 4, most children have been taught the possessive distinction between what is “mine” and what is “yours.”

Connected to this understanding…

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What Happened When We Gave Our Daughter My Last Name | The Hairpin

What Happened When We Gave Our Daughter My Last Name | The Hairpin.

A friend linked to this on Facebook today.

I don’t suppose I’ve gone much into this here yet, but if you didn’t already know, I am a feminist. 120 more words


Tippi Hedren

Astute, long-time readers of this blog may know that I have taken a liking to the show Cougar Town, which sounds about as far from the viewing habits of a 20-something male as possible. 585 more words

Meowy Monday!

“A Cat must have three different names: An everyday family name, A particular name, and the name but the Cat himself knows, and will never confess.” ~ T.S. 17 more words