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Gelato, how do I love thee?

Being a mom comes with those inevitable consequences, like that 10 lbs of “baby weight” that you still have 20 years after giving birth. Or, everything that you own gradually becoming the property of others. Not remembering your real name because all you ever hear is mom, Maaahhm, mom-mom-mom, mommy, MOMMMMMMM  or my personal favorite,…

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The little Christmas tree

Around the middle of December, in a snow covered field along a quiet country road, appears a little Christmas tree decorated with a tin foil star and a lone red ornament.  At sunset, a solar battery powers a single stand of white Christmas lights.  Nobody seems to know the mysterious tree owner and most people…

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When all else fails… buy shoes

After going through BRAmageddon, I was feeling a little worse for the wear.  Nothing will give you a case of the body blues, like bra shopping.  It’s quite a downer, looking in the mirror at yourself, and seeing that your boobs look like ten miles of bad road because they’re all jacked up in an…

Ten things that make me happy

Sometimes, if you’re not careful, life will knock you down and run you right over.  It takes an effort to snap out of the everyday-worry-about-everything-there’s-got-to-be-more-to-life-than-paying-bills stressed out attitude that, over time, we all seem to adopt.  Life is not only meant to be lived, but enjoyed.  So, today I took a deep breath and walked…