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Mincing Words

Two years ago we took a trip to Germany where, for the first time, I meet some of my husband’s family. Although I attempted to learn the language from a CD leading up to my visit, the second I opened my mouth it became clear I’d learned nothing. 457 more words

Sharon Struth

Menopause Insurance

The 10 pounds we gain are completely natural and expected. It turns out that those extra 10 pounds are a mixture of water weight and menopause insurance…What do I mean about menopause insurance? 68 more words


The Courage to Be Average

I used to be a hero. That sounds conceited, but I mean it in the sense that I put everybody before myself. I sacrificed for the good of others, and refused to accept help. 418 more words