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The Bad Day

Posted by Laurie on September 11th, 2012
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Today is the 11th anniversary of September 11, 2001. In our house, Junior (who was in kindergarten when it happened) called it “the bad day.” And that’s what Harry and I have called it ever since. So on this anniversary of The Bad Day, I am linking to a blog I found by accident this [...]

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Random Dancing for Friday

Posted by Laurie on September 7th, 2012
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I found this on Huffington Post, which honestly has not been the same since AOL purchased it, but let’s not go there, ok? Anyway, I love this video. You have to watch it.The thing I love most is that the woman is dancing with her son, who is a dancer and had no idea his [...]

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Attack of the Killer Leftovers

Posted by Laurie on August 9th, 2012
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About two weeks ago, when Junior had a raging case of mono, a weird thing happened in our fridge.
Leftovers went uneaten.
I know, right? I personally have not seen a leftover in our fridge since Junior started the massive growth spurt called teenager-hood.  I mean, I’d heard rumors that other people had leftovers that lasted more [...]

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Karen Klein, bus monitor

Posted by Laurie on June 25th, 2012
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Two words: Karen Klein. Most of you have probably heard of her – she’s the 60-something school bus monitor who was bullied by several 7th graders while she was on duty. If you haven’t seen the video, it’s worth a look, so I’ve posted it here. Warning: It’s difficult to watch and has some language [...]

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CDC and the Zombie apocalypse

Posted by Laurie on June 4th, 2012
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Good news, everyone! The CDC has decided we are not in danger of a zombie apocalypse. Obviously, all Americans were worried and fearful that a zombie apocalypse was imminent and our government stepped in to calm us down. Aren’t they nice? I mean, we could have spent days, weeks, or even precious nanoseconds worried that [...]

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Hilary Rosen works, SAHMs apparently don’t

Posted by Laurie on April 12th, 2012
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My parents were pretty scrupulous about pounding manners into my sisters and me. To this day, I do not discuss politics, money, sex or the state of anyone’s marriage in public. I also don’t pick my teeth at the dinner table or go to the grocery store wearing pajamas. At the same time my parents [...]

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It’s Groundhog Day! Celebrate! Or not.

Posted by Laurie on February 2nd, 2012
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Today, February 2, 2012, something called a groundhog saw his shadow and now we have 6 more weeks of winter forecast. To that I say, what the hell is a groundhog and who the hell appointed him the High King of Weather?

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