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Putting on my serious face again today. Geesh, this is getting old.  Don’t worry, I’ll be back to snarking soon. Check back tomorrow. But today is a momentous day…as well as a day that makes me realize how quickly time is flying by…a day that fills my heart with love and happiness and at the […]

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This weekend my little Thing 2 got her first taste of the highs and heartaches of showbiz. Before I tell you about that though, let me bring you up to speed. Since the time both of them could toddle, my girls have been living-room performers – dressing up, creating bizarre and hilarious characters, singing, dancing, […]

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Two things you should know right off the bat. 1. By “hanging out” I don’t mean eating popcorn and watching TV, and 2. By “Magic Mike” I (unfortunately) don’t mean Channing Tatum. Trust me, it will all make sense by the end. I have this friend, let’s call her ‘Dora’, that recently got divorced. (I’m […]

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Like most people, I count my High School and college graduations, my wedding day and the births of my children as my life’s major moments. Until today. With apologies to Saguaro High School, ASU, NAU, Husband and the Things, something happened earlier today that trumped them all. Scott Baio re-tweeted me. Wait….what?? SCOTT BAIO RE-TWEETED […]

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Time to slow it down and put on my serious face for a moment (but only for a moment, I promise). Since I’ve been a kid I’ve always loved to write.   When I was a teacher (back in the day), teaching those kids how to write was always my favorite part of their 4th […]

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Had a fast, fun and whirlwind weekend in Arizona at my nephew’s wedding last week and now I cannot believe it’s already Friday.I’m still tired. The 2 hour time difference between Phoenix and Minneapolis has given me lasting jet-lag.But I can’t nap now – there’s way too much to do!  It’s May in Minnesota! Break out […]

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So I thought you’d enjoy this story – Last night we had a 9:45 p.m. flight to Phoenix to attend my nephew’s wedding and had planned to leave the house by 7:00 so we could stop and pick up sandwiches on the way and leave enough time to stop at the Delta Sky Lounge for […]

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I’m not a fan of flying. At all. There’s not much I like about any part of it except (obviously) the fact that it gets me to a destination that I must want to go to badly enough to endure the hours of being trapped and jostled and hurtled through the sky at alarming height […]

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