Category Archives: Family Follies

Digging My Way Through the Day Job

Okay, here’s the deal. I have been called a perfectionist, a fairly over-zealous housekeeper, and an over-thinker. While this is sometimes undervalued in the kid-raising environment, I understood it to be a bonus in the work environment. That place called a “real job in the real world”, the place that looks for buzzwords like “organized” […]

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Foiled by the Fitbit

The Wellness Committee interrupts this program with an important message: This is a test of the emergency sweat system. This is only a test. If this were a real workout, you would hear your fat screaming as it burned, followed by the whimper of your abused respiratory tract. Pay no attention to that shackle on […]

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Sun Salutation

Alone. Silent. Close the door. Bare feet flat, shoulders back, feel your vertebrae How many are there? Breathe in…one, two, three hold it. close your eyes release the dross back into the houseplants Listen. laundry humming in the distance thoughts humming in the ears breathe, two, three… tip the hips, hug your liver open the […]

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The Mothers Day Hotline

Good morning, and thank you for calling the Mother’s Day Hotline. If you are waiting in bed for a tray of burnt toast, spilt juice, and a macaroni necklace, enjoy the following selections at leisure. Otherwise, please choose carefully. If you are currently considering becoming a mother, please press 1. If you are pregnant and […]

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