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When your TV fantasy dad is probably a serial rapist

My fantasy dad has been in the news lately.  A lot in the news.  And not in the good way that beloved icons are in the news. My fantasy dad was Bill Cosby, and he has probably raped lots of … Continue reading

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2015, the year of connections

It’s mid-January, yet the holidays seem far behind us now. While my extra pounds may linger, the decorations are stored away and winter, at least in my neck of the woods, is in its final stages, alternating between cold snaps … Continue reading

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Squeezing the last drops from summer

On Sunday our children were bored to death after watching their parents toil the day away on yard work.  They scarcely knew what to do with themselves – I mean, joining us outside might have been too much to ask … Continue reading

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Here’s to never going back

A few years ago I thought to look up my last Connecticut address in Google Street View, but evidently that barren section of Waterbury had yet to be surveyed by the fellows at Google. At the time, I thought, It’s … Continue reading

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Slowing it all down

I’m a few days into my return to work after an enchanting vacation with my family.  This was like none other in that there was not much to do other than nothing.  Not much sight-seeing beyond this stunning scenery, no … Continue reading

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Ages and stages and letting go of tiny things

I’ve been getting rid of things. Last week I sold the high chair.  I had it for seven years.  Someone gave me some money, and I gave them the high chair. This week, I took some of Mia’s clothes and … Continue reading

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A Day in My Life? Please….

I was recently poking around online for possible blog topics and found a suggestion for doing an entry that chronicles a day in my life.  I had to chuckle at that one.  My routine is so cobbled together right now … Continue reading

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