Category Archives: humor

Swallow Back the Years

I do not want my kids to grow up. There. I said it. I like them little. I like how they smell. I like how my daughter’s voice still sounds about half her age when we talk on the phone. … Continue reading

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The Latest Post-Partum Depression Fix: Flamboyant Baby Boy Clothes

My baby son is dressed like something out of Brokeback Mountain right now. He’s wearing a plaid flannel get-up that runs from head to toe with mother-of-pearl snap-buttons. My husband almost barfed when he saw it this morning. I purposely … Continue reading

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Pinterish: Kinda Sorta Making Something You Saw on the Web

I once tried to fix the sole of a saddle shoe using nothing but Superglue. Just eight years old, I figured how hard could it be?  I ended up conjoining two of my fingers and gluing the shoe to the … Continue reading

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How to Control Your Hygienist’s Uterus

A gal walks into a dentist’s office. It’s the day of her child’s first-ever filling. This is a child who’s uncontrollably afraid of shots–so afraid she can’t even say the word shot. The child has tried, but before she can get … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Website

Just a quick plug for my favorite new thing to do while killing time on the Web. Here’s a sample of my handiwork: Originally published 2009 JLF and the Momplex Blog.

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The Dump on Sharp Road

Today’s writing was prompted by a weekly meme called “Where I Lived Wednesdays,” from Ann Imig at Ann’s Rants. Want to join the fun? Just click here and leave your link! Way out in Six Shooter Canyon, in that time, … Continue reading

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Blurred Lines

“It’ll be fun,” she said. “All different ages,” she said. “You won’t be the oldest.” So I unclicked the MAYBE box and changed my RSVP to YES. I’d never been to one of these home parties. Sure, I’d attended ones … Continue reading

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