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One-Liner Wednesday — Sister Sistant

At the ripe ol age of six, Moo explained, “No, Mama, I don’t want Sassy to be my maid, I just want her to do everything for me. Like a sistent.”   One-Liner Wednesday is brought to you by LindaGHill

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Hollerin About Challah

Cause bitchin on a Tuesday is my new joie de vivre. When I came home at 7pm, I immediately shouted at Moo, “Why aren’t you working on the Challah?! You’ll be up til midnight baking Challah!” I had to yell, … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — It Rants and It Shows You Sheds

Gentle Reader, Feel free to skip the words. Regular Reader, Lean in. I’ve been gettin out quite a bit lately. Wearin shoes and bras all the goddamn time. I’ve been runnin around like a headless chicken. Lakka-lakka-lakka, Drew would say. … Continue reading

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Share Your World — May 15, 2017

How many languages do you you speak? Um, I speak English, Sarcasm, and Profanity fluently. I speak French and Toddler proficiently. I speak Spanish poorly, and can only get into trouble in Italian. The latter two, I am much better at reading … Continue reading

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I Swear I’ll Not Impress You

This week one of my teens and her friends were addressed by a teacher who said, “Watch your language. I know you think it’s cool to swear and you’re trying to impress people, but watch your language.” My child informed … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday — Elmo Pee

  When Sissy was wee and learning the alphabet song, it was — sing it with her now — “A B C D E F G, H I J K ELMO PEE, Q R S, T U V, W X, … Continue reading

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SoCS — Moo & Cowy

A-Z through April — M   You know Moo’s name isn’t Moo, right? We just call her that. Moo, Moomalade, Moomy, Moomers, Moo Moo. It’s Sassy’s fault. Like Beezus and Ramona, it’s Sassy’s fault. Some of Moo’s friends call her … Continue reading

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Female Phrasing

A-Z through April — F   Moo sat on our bed, talkin to her daddy on my phone. I couldn’t talk. “Can’t talk. Doin the fings!” I was trying to hang my scarves on the nail heads, how I do. … Continue reading

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Five or Six Weekends

I pulled into the drive last night and found my first tulip had opened. I took a photo, but it’s blurry. I think you can tell, from what’s goin on around that tulip, what I need to do with my … Continue reading

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SoCS — This Woman is Done

Managed to get through the week. Thought we’d never get to #ThursdayDoors and Thursday Kittens — thank you for the extras, eschudel. Thought we’d never get home last night. Chose side effects over pain this week. Manic pace. Dizzying. Demanding. So … Continue reading

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