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Comfort food.

Maybe it’s my age, or maybe it’s my loquacity. But I’ve realized that habitually expressing my opinion is an easy way to pigeonhole myself. So when I’m frequently solicited for music recommendations, I feel pressure to offer mind-blowing suggestions. 248 more words


​Respect – To Earn or Not to Earn

    1. I see entirely too many times people saying, “I don’t need to give you any respect. Respect is something that is earned.” I just cannot agree with this common philosophy.
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Dear Betsy DeVos

Hi Betsy!

Can I call you Betsy? I’m calling you Betsy – because we’re going to really get to know each other now that you’re Education Secretary. 1,274 more words


Apparently Maura had shopping plans

I get interesting emails from Maura’s teacher. Things like “She’s bringing home food, check the backpack!”and “So Maura brought in a white cell phone that obviously doesn’t belong to her” and “Hey, so Maura brought in some sort of wine glass and a curtain? 362 more words


Blog Block

I spent a year or more with hundreds of ideas on multiple topics flying around in my mind like UFOs on crack. This gave me the brilliant idea of starting a blog. 610 more words



They took out my womb on Tuesday.

Sounds like the beginning of a terrible, ol’ style country and western song.

I got to keep my ovaries.   104 more words