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Invasion Of The iPhone Snatchers

My husband has become one of Them.  They’re taking over. I keep trying to tell people, but they won’t listen. “You’re paranoid.” they say. “That’s crazy talk.” they say. Oh sure, it seemed innocent enough at first.  The iPod was … Continue reading

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Let Your Fingers Do The Talking: Universal Sign Language For Drivers

The problem with Driver’s Ed is that students only learn useless information like the proper distance to maintain when following a car towing a house trailer up an incline of more than 30 degrees during an ice storm (2 miles.) … Continue reading

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Take The Bucket O Chicken Challenge To Cure LAFF

The phenomenal success of the ice bucket challenge has brought in a ton of money for ALS, as well as bringing much-needed awareness to this worthy cause.   I’m going to borrow the idea to raise funds for another cause that … Continue reading

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Facebook Ruined My Life, Now They Must Pay

Should a ginormous corporation be allowed to humiliate a child and profit from her pain? Could $167,000,000 in compensation even begin to make up for her suffering? We can only hope so. I give you, Exhibit A What’s the first … Continue reading

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How To Earn The Title: World’s Worst Mother-In-Law

About 25 years ago my mother-in-law, Virginia, and sister-in-law, Jane, asked me to go with them to a taping of a talk show then popular in Chicago, the Jenny Jones Show.   We were put in a holding room where the … Continue reading

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Caution: Funky Stuff Going On Here

Hide the children.   The following is not suitable for younger and more sensitive readers, by which I mean those under 50. My body is doing some funky stuff. I suspect aging may be involved. 1) Stuff is migrating. Formerly vital … Continue reading

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One Small Step, One Giant Leap… Again

Nothing makes a parent’s heart melt quite like their baby’s first, tottering steps into the safety of their loving arms.  Enjoy those moments, because as soon as your kids master walking, they start to run – away from you. When … Continue reading

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