Archive for September, 2011

 

Remembering 9/11

Posted by Laurie on September 11th, 2011
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Flashback Friday: Remembering 9/11

Posted by Laurie on September 9th, 2011
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Although this blog is fairly new, my writing career isn’t. I’ve been a newspaper columnist for a bit over ten years now. And on September 11, 2001, I was an inexperienced columnist of 2 months, trying to make sense of what had just happened to our country. This is my original column, which was printed [...]

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Really? Teens wear pajamas to school?

Posted by Laurie on September 7th, 2011
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You know, I guess I didn’t get the memo that said it was acceptable to wear your pajamas to school.  Specifically, pink pj’s with candy dancing on them, topped with a panda bear hat and of course, because it’s 98 freaking degrees outside, a quilt wrapped around your shoulders like a Superman cape.
Seriously? When did [...]

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Flashback Friday: The art of nagging

Posted by Laurie on September 2nd, 2011
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I read a survey that found that children use nagging to get what they want. Well, duh. I mean, let’s be honest—did they really need to conduct a survey on this? Was there nothing else on earth that they could have used as subject matter for a survey?
Please—this is a no brainer. Every parent on [...]

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