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Hip And Coo-Old

On Thursday my father is having his hip replacement surgery.  We were discussing details of his operation when he told me his doctor gave him a pamphlet about “sex after joint replacement”.  I said “Well, it is a good thing that you won’t have to worry about that right?”  Silence. …

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Family Life

Mechanical Error

Last night I was working out listening to the Jersey Boys soundtrack when I was reminded of the time my parents inadvertently set me up on a blind date despite the fact that I am indeed married to Mike.  This made me start laughing and trip.  My phone fell on…

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Family Life Motherhood

A Sight For Sore Eyes

Last Mother’s Day weekend, I was having a slumber party in our basement with my daughters and my niece.  The girls spent about 2 hours playing FatBooth on my phone and then switched to catapulting themselves back and forth between air mattresses.  I was lying on the floor checking my…

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Family Life

Bow Chica Bow Bow

Last night my father and stepmother came over for dinner and I was reminded of yet another time when my siblings and I laughed uncontrollably at my dad’s expense.  When my dad was in college, he was the pool manager at a country club.  Apparently, he had a thing for…

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Family Pets

Heads I Win, Tails You Lose

We have a new pet gecko named Vinnie.  I love this reptile like I gave birth to him.  Last night I was out “running errands” (sitting in my car all alone in the grocery store parking lot, reading People Magazine and not listening to my children fight) when I received…

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Family Life Pets

Lucky Nipples

I was driving along a busy road to pick my daughters up from school, when I saw a dog playing frogger in traffic.  Now, if there is anything I have a weakness for, it is Italian men and dogs (particularly of the jacked up puppy mill variety). I just knew…

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