My Nest May be Empty, But My Kid Still Calls Me Mom

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Time for Contemplation

By on Jul 11, 2013 in Blather, Mom Life | 2 comments

I began this post on Monday morning. I attempted to finish it on Tuesday afternoon, while waiting for a doctor’s appointment. I didn’t get very far. I spent yesterday working on my weekly podcast … and then trying to finish a freelance post that should have been done two weeks ago. As you can see, time management is not my forte. It wasn’t...

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No More Reunions

No More Reunions

By on Jun 28, 2013 in Blather, Getting Old Sucks | 2 comments

I just received a reminder about my high school reunion, which is taking place this summer. I tossed it straight into the circular file. As I said when I received the “Save the Date” notice last year, I don’t do reunions any longer. That’s what Facebook is for. Besides, I’ve spent the last 40 years trying to forget the horrors of being...

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The Great American Baking Competition

By on May 29, 2013 in Blather | 0 comments

You know how yesterday, I confessed that I spent the entire holiday weekend playing instead of working? Yeah, well that has certainly caught up with me. Last week, I was once again a guest of CBS Television’s daytime show, The Talk, where I had the opportunity to meet and lunch with that day’s guests: Jeff Foxworthy and Marcella Vallodolid of the...

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Gadgets and Gizmos and Birthdays (Oh My!)

Gadgets and Gizmos and Birthdays (Oh My!)

By on May 24, 2013 in Blather | 2 comments

I celebrated another birthday on Monday. Well, “celebrate” may not be the right word, as it was the most “meh” kind of birthday ever: As I’m still trying to succeed at my latest attempt to diet, I nixed all of my family’s suggestions for taking me to dinner or any other activity where I might have to stray from my current...

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Wordless Wednesday: Leaving the Nest

Wordless Wednesday: Leaving the Nest

By on May 1, 2013 in Blather | 3 comments

The baby birds nesting just outside my front door are growing by leaps and bounds. Here’s how they looked on Sunday: In fact, I remarked to my husband that they are looking big enough to fly away. Sure enough, when I ventured outside on Monday morning, I discovered this little guy: The next time I looked up at the nest, there were only three birdies left....

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