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My resolutions do not align with the Gregorian calendar Jan 08, 2022

Do you “do” New Year’s resolutions?

My resolutions do not align with the Gregorian calendar. They tend to come when I’m either bored or facing a major life crisis - like say, a divorce.

When my husband suddenly left me I was filled with sadness and uncertainty and stress....

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You want to take your top off? Dec 27, 2021

A few months ago, I walked into a nearby fast food chain to get a coffee. I placed my order and set my travel mug down on the counter for the clerk to fill.

She nods, punches in the order, then asks, “You want to take your top off?”

I looked up at her, blinked twice, and blurted out,...

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Dear Deflatoland lawn decorations, I feel your pain Dec 12, 2021

I seem to be drawn to the Deflatoland lawn decorations this time of year. Sure, last night the snowman stood proud and tall and shone brightly, but this morning he’s in a sad heap, his head draped haphazardly over the shriveled rhododendron. And Snoopy, once the revered World War I Flying...

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That roasting pan & other things I miss about my ex Nov 28, 2021

I was excited to make a pumpkin cheesecake for my family this Thanksgiving and I had all the ingredients but where the h*ll is that roasting pan? I knew I had it. I searched high and low in my apartment.

But it turns out that roasting pan went to my ex-husband during our divorce.

UGGGGH. I was...

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