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Tale Tues: Irregular Heart Beats and a Coughing Dog

It was our usual atypical school morning, when the dog may poop on the door mat or kids forget their backpacks. The dog was gag/coughing under the kitchen table. “Mommy, why’s he doing that?” Little Bro was picking at his … Continue reading

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Tale Tues: Magic and Missing Thumbs

“Go practice you magic,” I nag Little Bro. I nag daily. As I nag him to keep track of his tricks. He’s lost cards to his magic deck; the fuzzy balls to his disappearing-balls-under-cups trick; my own spare change, quarters … Continue reading

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Tale Tues: Why Moms Can’t Get Sick

There should be a law against mothers getting sick. A law of nature. Of our biological composition. So that from the second we commence our 24-hour-a-day vocation of raising children from scary 104-feverish infants through whining-hormonal teenage years, we never … Continue reading

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Tale Tues: Paper Bag Please…

…I’m hyperventilating. It’s the third day without a snow plow in sight. In the long dark days after Super Sandy, we counted the days then too. Until we got our power back. Or could find an open gas station. Guess … Continue reading

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A Tale of Snow Woe

Ok, I don’t usually post my “tales” on Saturdays, but this is a special occasion! Blizzard Nemo! Ha! So glad I don’t have to live up to the name of this storm as I did with Hurricane Sandy, when my … Continue reading

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