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Would You Like Some Cheese With That Whine?

Would You Like Some Cheese With That Whine?

I need to be honest: I’m a complainer. I like to think that I’m a FUNNY complainer, that my sarcasm and wit make my negativity more palatable, but that’s probably not true 100% of the time. Here’s a sampling of… Read more →
She Is Unraveling

She Is Unraveling

“Nanny, I’m your granddaughter.” My ninety-year-old grandmother’s aging always just makes us laugh. She hordes candy in a corner in her room, perhaps because she’s worried we may not feed her one day and chocolate will sustain her. She collects… Read more →
Gramps and Me

Gramps and Me

My grandfather, fondly known as Gramps, was a very important man in my life. He was an advocate of my education from the very start. He taught me math, literature, and history – oh, how he loved history. He taught… Read more →
Our Song

Our Song

Since we were dating, my husband would sing me MY song. The words are not important, nor is the fact that my husband cannot carry a tune. This song has become his way of calming me. He has reminded me… Read more →
We Did It Twice

We Did It Twice

by:  Brittany Schroder   Today, November 17th, is World Prematurity Day, one day each year devoted to raising awareness of the facts and concerns surrounding preterm birth. One out of every ten births is preterm, and every year, 15 million… Read more →
Roommates to Teammates

Roommates to Teammates

“Three balls, two strikes!” the umpire shouted. My sweaty hands gripped the bat, heart pounding, nerves shredded. What was I doing here? The pitcher wound up and let that high lob fly. I blindly swung, and to my surprise, made… Read more →
I Want My Son To Love Prostitutes

I Want My Son To Love Prostitutes

I want my son to love prostitutes. I want my daughter to love alcoholic deadbeats. I want my children to love the unlovely, and I don’t mean just “tolerate” them or “be nice” to them but really, truly LOVE the… Read more →
Thank you, Veterans!

Thank you, Veterans!

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