March 16, 2015

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latest obsessions

I’m obsessed with the show “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” I attended the advance screening and brought Phil as my date. Phil doesn’t like anything. If he says, “It was okay,” it means he wants to spread his seed and make illegit…
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March 12, 2015

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defacing time

I can only imagine what Rodner Figueroa called me after this photo of us was taken. “A hideous bag,” he might have said, “and the clutch is awful, too.” He would’ve been right about the clutch. It’s time to deface…
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March 9, 2015

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when hormones moan out, “ADHD and what else?”

When I worked in advertising and attended a creative briefing, I’d usually have what she’s having. That is, if, say, we were briefed on a new drug launch, we’d hear about all the symptoms and how the new drug helped…
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February 28, 2015

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ever after high

Netflix sent me a box of #StreamTeam goodies to throw an Ever After High viewing party this month, and it has been on my to-do list all month. It didn’t happen, but here’s what did: Abigail opened the box, and…
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February 27, 2015

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attention seekers

I just had a mini-moment. I won’t call it an epiphany because I don’t know that I’ll remember the moment years from now, with remarkable accuracy—as you’re able to do with true epiphanies—able to tell you what I was wearing…
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February 24, 2015

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car conversations

One of the reasons I opted for a car without a DVD player or TV screens on the headrests is because I value our car conversations, the ones we wouldn’t have if my beans were being carted off to karate…
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February 20, 2015

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pajamas & pearls oscar party

Okay, so who’s having an Oscar’s viewing party at their home this year? Not me.* Want to know why? Because I’m still living in a rental house with crap carpeting throughout, and our furniture is still in storage, and the…
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February 17, 2015

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watercolor marriage support

When I showed Phil my latest watercolor painting, finally complete, his response came first from his raised eyebrows, and then from his sour mouth. “Well, I wouldn’t spend your days doing it is all I’m saying.” The subtext for those…
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