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Sears Portraits and Mother’s Day, circa 1997

“All I want for Mother’s Day is a picture of my kids,” she told us. Well, that’s simple enough. Plus, [...]
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Confidence Lessons

My father used to give this advice to my sister and me as we were preparing to go out on [...]
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Airplane Evacuations and Birthdays

So, traditionally speaking, if you get bumped from an airline flight, sometimes you can get two free round-trip tickets as [...]
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Forty, Please.

“I think I’m going to turn forty this summer.” “No, you’re not,” says my mom, who – of all people [...]
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Folded clothes

Laundry, Socks, Sheets, and “Nipples.”

My mind does funny things when I’m folding laundry.  It’s like all these little blends of cotton evoke some kind [...]
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Tucker Learns To Walk Again

1 Fall from a Swingset 4 Breaks 8 Hospital Visits 1 Surgery 5 Pins 1 Screw 16 stitches 3 Days [...]
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Grace Notes for the First Day Of School

Today marked a great big finish line for us: The First Day of School.  #BrokenFootSummer is “over,” and we have [...]
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It’s Your Birthday: Buy My Lunch?

My mom left her purse hanging on the back of her chair yesterday at Starbucks.  She called the store, they [...]
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Guilt Ahead Sign

“I mean, feel guilty if you want to.”

I’m pretty sure I was teetering under the weight of everything I carried into my mom’s house – the carseat, [...]
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Sickness, Wellness, and a Beard for Grandma

We have been sick, every single one of us, with a virus of most ridiculous lasting power. And let me [...]
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My Love for Crosby

“I just want one good date with Crosby Braverman.” “Trish, I don’t want you to date Crosby Braverman.” “I didn’t [...]
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Santa and Leprechauns: The Truth Revealed at Our House

“Mommy, are Leprechauns real, or do the moms and dads really just do all that stuff?” Okay, two things. First [...]
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Old license plates

Nonsense at the DMV: This Seriously Happened.

Well, I officially have my brand new driver’s license in hand, which prompts me to tell you the absurd story [...]
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That’s What She Said.

Driving along in the car with my mom.  She’s driving.  I’m in the front passenger’s seat.  It’s a warm spring [...]
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Writers Block

Writing: An Invitation to be Misunderstood

Helen Hunt says something pretty brilliant, and I paraphrase: “The key to humor is find the sensitive, most desperate, ridiculous [...]
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Give Me a K. K! Give me an E. E!

I just want to look at her, in all her shiny redness and promises of a freshly brewed cup in [...]
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Siberia, A Limousine, and the Cool Factor

There was this time? In seventh grade? On Valentine’s Day? When my dad picked me up from school in a [...]
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The Thing About Meringue

“Two- to three-day-old eggs make the best meringue. No yolk at all, and use a very clean bowl,” says the [...]
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My Soiree with Walnuts

I have a mild allergy to walnuts.  It’s not a big deal, not anything near the lethal peanut allergy that [...]
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Fun Is Too My Thing

“Mommy, it just seems like fun isn’t really your thing.” Well, not everyone has always thought so, kiddo.  I’m sorry [...]
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