Hair Net

Mickey Mouse Tortillas? I attended Information Night at my children’s school this week. As with years before, I was seated amongst the usual career moms, stay at home moms, dads in their standard issue hawaiian shirt. My children go to a private school, and one of the hot issues is always the Student Lunch Program.…

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Spilled Wine

Wine Library TV. This guy is great. He recently appeared on Conan O’Brian and while I have to say the show was a little silly and did not do him the service he deserves everyone should check out his site. It is a great resource for wine reviews, however subjective, and if you are not…

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Fuzzy Slippers

I am reading a great book – Burning Bright by Tracy Chevalier. She is the author of The Girl with the Pearl Earring, another great book. She is a terrific writer in that she takes something well know like the painting The Girl with the Pearl Earring by Vermeer and creates a fictional story behind…

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Polyester Pants

Reality TV. Isn’t that an oxymoron? I remember watching television as a child, or even as a teenager (I do not watch TV now. I have three children…need I say more.) to get away, or be taken somewhere. Love Boat, Fantasy Island, even All in the Family. As the years went on, Dallas, Falcon Crest,…

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New Shoes

Yesterday I turned 36 years old. Thirty-six. Don’t get me wrong, I am not one of those “Oh, my God where did the time go!” types. I know where the time went and I have been present for all of it, but I am getting older. I got a really early start on life. I…

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Mismatched Socks

There are times, fortunately not often, but times none the less when I am overwhelmed with sadness.  Days or moments when the world seems unfair.  I used to be a very optimistic person, naive and optimistic, but now I find that I am learning to expect nothing and that bad things happen.  Even now the…

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More Whitest Whites

I wanted to write a little more about my fabulous week in Oysterville. We rented this little house (The Oysterville Guesthouse) that was stocked with everything you would need for a week of hanging out. The house had a full kitchen (including oyster shuckers…more about shucking later), board games, great books on Oysterville, and one…

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Whitest Whites

My apologies for not posting, but I have been all consumed with my glorious vacation in Oysterville, Washington. Oysterville is on Long Beach is a large sandbar off the cost of Washington State. We rented a house in Oysterville (at the end of Long Beach), as a side note the full time year round population…

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Small Load

Well after my incredibly long post yesterday I am in the mood for something short and sweet tonight. It is Saturday Night and hot as hell here in Phoenix, Arizona. My children are with their grandmother and while I miss them I have enjoyed some time with just my man and with myself. We have…

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