Category Archives: I’m With the Cool Kids

Six

I totally missed it, but on March 7th, this blog turned 6. It’s one of those things that you sort of have mixed feelings about. I started writing here some three months after Gabe died and I’m still here. I … Continue reading

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New Year

I’ve seen several people do this, and I liked it. 1. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year? I don’t think I had resolutions last year. At least I don’t remember them. … Continue reading

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That Woman

I have to keep telling myself that I am good at lots of things. There are few things that scare me. Snakes slithering? Well, I don’t love them, but they are fine. Sharks? Earthquakes? Things that go bump in the … Continue reading

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Those Little Things

About 4 years ago, my dentist accepted a teaching position at the University and handed his practice over to a former female KGB agent* who had no understanding of the damage done to the nerves of my mouth and how … Continue reading

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A Burp! A Burp! My Kingdom for a Burp!

If you have a baby that has or has had colic, could you please go pick them up? Whisper in their ear that Mrs. Spit feels their pain because she has had the adult version of colic since Monday. Turns … Continue reading

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Good Morning

I went to bed last night at 8:30, which meant that I was wide awake at 4:30 am this morning. It’s been quite  peaceful morning. I worked for about 2 hours, sent an email to a friend, answered some work … Continue reading

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Cooking, Done with Care

 Cooking, done with care, is an act of love. I love to cook. No, really, I do. I love to cook but my kitchen mostly just made me grumpy. The California sunshine ceiling was a bug grave yard that left … Continue reading

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An Adventure

And then I looked at my roommate with a perfectly straight face, in the middle of a storage locker with a broken lock on the floor – at 7 pm at night – and said “Would your brother like to … Continue reading

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Try a Bit Harder

I am a grown up. I cannot stay up until 1:30 in the morning talking about random things with Mr. California and expect to get up at 7 am ready to spend my day teaching ARIS. I am a grown … Continue reading

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My Saturday

Will be much cooler than yours. I’m sorry. I don’t mean to brag, but it will be. Bright and early  on Saturday morning, I will show up at an electronics store, and I will waive a fist full of money … Continue reading

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