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Merry Christmas!
Happy Holidays!
Seasons Greetings!
Happy Christmas!
Yuletide Greetings!
Greetings of the Season!
Love, Peace, and Joy!
Feliz Navidad!
Joyeux Noel!
Ho. Ho. Ho.

Or,Oh. Oh. Oh.
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Oh, shit.

Or, Son of a bitch.

On this Christmas day, I am grateful and . . .

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December 26, 2015

Simply Still

Check out the piece on Huffington Post Religion:

I think of him often. I see his pale blue eyes staring straight up into the sky. I remember his waxy, vein-filled hands, with dirt laden under his fingernails. His non-descript clothing in shreds. . . .

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October 28, 2015

Pumpkin Spice

The new holiday of fall

When I say, 'pumpkin' to my husband, he cringes, walks away and covers his mouth in a fake dry heave. He may be the only one in North America that recoils at the thought of anything pumpkin. He has a right to, as he still can't get the smell of acrid, decaying pumpkin out of his nostrils. He physically shudders when he sees or . . .

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October 16, 2015

My Favorite Things

Grades and ages on chalkboards from proud Pinterest projects
Posters with pride and photos with bright smiling portraits
Photo shoots inspired by plaid and denim,
These are a few of my favorite things.

Twenty-five pictures detailing the arduous journey
From home--to--school--to--classroom is very, very, tricky.
. . .

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August 30, 2015

Back to Skool

I love the first day of school. I really do. However, the first day of school has become so overblown, so overdone, so over talked about, like everything in our society--- we miss out on the innocence of it. The joy. The sorrow. The worry. The moment.

It is one day in the lives of our children. One. It should be celebrated and . . .

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August 24, 2015

Dear Nocturnal Animals...

August 11, 2015

Dear Nocturnal Animals,

I am not nocturnal and do not want to to be friends with you. Ever. Or your family.
Or friends. Your persuasive ways are falling on deaf ears and I need you to stop harassing me. Immediately. As much as I appreciate your earnestness in developing a relationship, I need to be . . .

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August 11, 2015

I Hate Dinner Time

Loathe. Detest.

Sammiches and Psych Meds published my latest article about my detestation of dinner time. I am sure many parents can relate. Just ugh. Also, check out their website when you get a second, they are very funny.

Check out the article HERE

10 Conversation Topics During Dinner Time . . .

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July 07, 2015