November 18, 2014

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waiting game

I just wrote a very long, beautiful post, and poof. It wasn’t meant to be. So here’s what I’ve got left, which was not included in the original post. I just ordered myself a winter coat online and saved over…
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November 13, 2014

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thanksgiving planning

This 2014 Thanksgiving season, I’ll be hosting a meal for twelve adults and six children (almost all of whom eat more than the adults)–that’s eighteen tushies in seats. Last year, we were eleven adults and four children, making 14 seats…
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November 10, 2014

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surgery scheduled: health update

He found a lump. Back before he had heart surgery, I used to joke about Phil’s manssiere, or “bro,” his man bra that was his external defibrillator. The thing used to go off—asking bystanders to step away from the device—during…
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November 10, 2014

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daring not to feel

I dare you not to feel. Not to cry. Not to love this.…
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November 5, 2014

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thanksgiving birth announcement

Putting aside the obvious visual imagery of trussing the legs together after removing the bloody signs of life, Thanksgiving is an awful lot like giving birth. It’s a pain you’ll always remember but also somehow forget when you consider having…
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October 26, 2014

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cozy creepy: $50 giveaway & party box

This is a sponsored post. Thank you for supporting Greek Tragedy. All opinions are always my own. I don’t like Halloween. Maybe it has to do with the nightmare germ invention of dunking for apples. Or it’s to do with…
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October 15, 2014

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it’s scary how much good you can do

This year, I’m attending EAC Network’s Halloween Party to Protect Children. It’s a fundraiser whose proceeds go directly toward the nonprofit’s Protecting Children Programs, which help thousands of at-risk children each year. Some of you are shy. I get emails…
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October 15, 2014

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halloween for good

Sugar Babies and Pop rocks aside, Halloween is a pretty sweet holiday, especially when you stop to consider all the bitter people who come out to #playnotplay. One can make a sport of choosing to view all holidays as entertaining,…
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