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Mother’s Day Gear-up…

Well, “normally” we’d be in serious gear-up mode for Mother’s Day. Alicia would have already ordered the flowers from the three daughters. Alicia likes flowers and loves getting to order them…always some variation on pink. We would reimburse for our … Continue reading

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Keys? Where Are my Keys??

“A spatula?” my father asked me. “You got your mother a spatula for Mother’s Day? But we already have three spatulas.” Well, I happen to know that Mama wanted that particular spatula, so that’s what I got her. Some women … Continue reading

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Dear Mom: Great Job. You’re Fired.

“I hate it when people say, ‘I can’t wait until the kids are gone and I can get my life back,’” says a friend. “To me being a parent is part of the definition of being an adult. And how … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day plus…

Got my Mother’s Day in early this year with indoor sky diving. Non-traditional celebration that was great fun. More traditional was the year Ariel, at seven years old, decided to make me breakfast in bed. Now I am an early … Continue reading

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Not Another Mother’s Day Brunch

Jessamyn: “What would you like to do for Mother’s Day?” Karen: “I’d like to do indoor skydiving.” “Uh. Okay.” Jessamyn was clearly surprised I was ready to roll with that one. Ever since I heard about it I’ve wanted to … Continue reading

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