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Finally, Junior buys a car…with help

Posted by Laurie on January 23rd, 2012
filed in Uncategorized, motherhood, parenting, teen

So over the weekend, Junior ended up with his first car. And Harry and I ended up paying for half of it.
Yes, I know I said we weren’t. But honestly, the minute I sat in something that Junior’s entire life savings could purchase, I knew it wasn’t going to happen. For one thing? There were [...]

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SOPA?

Posted by Laurie on January 18th, 2012
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As many of you know, technology is beyond me. I have a web guru. I can barely add a photo to this site (sadly, I used to work in the software biz long ago; apparently mommy brain and laziness killed some brain cells in there). However, today is a day I wanted to actually blacken [...]

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Happy Holidays

Posted by Laurie on December 25th, 2011
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I’m taking a few days with family, so have a great Christmas or Hanukah! However, I reserve the right to pen an obscenely long post complaining about the family when I’m done being all loving and celebratory with them Have a great one and I’ll see you close to the New Year.
Oh, and thanks for [...]

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No-no Lulu eats Christmas

Posted by Laurie on November 29th, 2011
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This? This right here is what I was greeted with this afternoon while I was getting my holiday decorating done. (Yes, and by “holiday decorating,” I mean trying to make one of those giant Costco garlands stay on my dang mantle.)
Anyway, that is No-no Lulu’s handiwork. Clearly, she has decided that Christmas will come early [...]

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Remembering 9/11

Posted by Laurie on September 11th, 2011
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1-800-Flowers update

Posted by Laurie on June 23rd, 2011
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Dear Jim,
I just wanted to thank you for the gift you sent in the mail. I mean, I didn’t really know how your company could ever make up for the fiasco that occurred when you didn’t send my mother her Mother’s Day flowers the first time. Or the second time. Or even the third time.
But [...]

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Thanks, Mom

Posted by Laurie on May 4th, 2011
filed in Uncategorized, motherhood

Sunday is traditionally the day we all act nice to our mothers. I say that because, as I have learned the hard way, you never really appreciate a parent until you are one. You see, I used to think my mother was an old-fashioned busy body who wanted nothing more than to teach me her [...]

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