Archive > May 2012

The Ravings of a Sick Person

A while back I wrote a post in which I was accused of being “the most hateful sick person in the history of the universe.” Guess what?  I have strep throat again, and while I was waiting in the car for my husband to get my prescription filled, I had a revelation. I really am […]

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Very Superstitious

You can’t escape your past. The following is a transcript of an actual conversation between my son and myself: Me: “Don’t walk with one shoe on and one shoe off!” Ian: “Why?” Me: “It’s bad luck.” Ian: “Are you serious?” Me: “Shut up.” As usual, this got me thinking.  I didn’t put a lot of […]

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Church, State, and the Whole Crazy Thing

I seldom have debates with people about religion or politics.  If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my life, it’s that those are arguments you can never win. So instead, I’ll take the passive-aggressive route and write a blog post about religion and politics. When it comes to my belief systems, I’m sort of purist.  […]

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Little Leauge Life Lessons

Generally speaking, I’m not a big fan of kids playing organized sports, and in a minute I’ll tell you why.  First, though, let me tell you why I let my son participate in little league soccer.  There are a couple major reasons: exercise to learn teamwork and sportsmanship to be around some other kids since […]

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