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Sex, Lies and Profile Photos

Eight years ago, I sat at a desk in our stairwell apartment on Patch Barracks in Stuttgart, Germany, and created… Continue reading »

I’m chunky and I know it

While some may beg to differ, let me go out on a limb here and state that I’ve never been… Continue reading »

The Flakey Layers of Motherhood

I was running late, as usual. While checking my outfit in the window’s reflection, I smashed my frizzy bangs down… Continue reading »

Costume Psychology 101

Many studies have been done on the psychology of Halloween costume selection. What does it say about a person who… Continue reading »

Sharing Happiness

My phone rang this week, and for once, it wasn’t my kids or my husband or my mother or my… Continue reading »

The Sandwich Queen

About a million years ago, I had a career. I had a briefcase, an office, a secretary, and a view… Continue reading »

Middle School Disorientation

My daughters and I nervously passed between two huge concrete lions flanking the entrance, and a door opened magically before… Continue reading »

The Agony of Da Feet

A few months after birth, human babies discover two chubby feet affixed to the end of their tubby legs. They… Continue reading »

A Midsummer Night’s Scheme

On any given summer night, the teens of our great nation take to the streets of their respective towns in… Continue reading »

The Threshold of Old

When I was a kid, anyone over thirty was “old.” I’m about to turn 45, so I guess by my… Continue reading »

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