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latest obsessions

March 16, 2015

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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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structuring a book

January 20, 2015

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I‘ve been writing lately, which incidentally had nothing to do with any type of New Year’s resolve. Okay, fine, less writing and more editing. But it’s felt delicious to circle back to old pages with fresh eyes because I’m able…
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list lovin’

December 4, 2014

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I‘m grateful for our two-car garage, even in summer, when we don’t use it and birds shit all over my car. I’m grateful that I have the ability to clear out the garage and make room for my car. I’m…
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it’s scary how much good you can do

October 15, 2014

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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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pies and peas

March 6, 2014

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There are some who’d say that all a woman really needs is a good lipstick, that it can lift the face and a mood with just a swipe. While I believe this is truer of blush, I still submit to…
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three good things

January 13, 2014

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I‘m sitting here with a stack of Blood Sugar and mostly anti-grain cookbooks stacked before me, what with the New Year breathing its frosted resolution breath in the face of my slight double chin, why not? I don’t have high…
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non-traditional holiday movie list

December 18, 2013

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Upon request, I’m re-posting this list because it’s timely. Because there’s snow. Because ’tis the season. I will also say that HOLIDAY AFFAIR has made the list this year after falling in love, deep-deep love, with it last year. Oh,…
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I’ve always wanted to…

December 12, 2013

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What’s your “I’ve always wanted to…”? And what’s your “Why Not Today?” Oh, to see the careful to-do list scrawled on the back of this writing prompt pad. I’m at Target now, as I type this, crossing even this off…
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