Category Archives: Humor

Goodbye, Fiff (a letter to the Ford Motor Company)

A friend recently suggested that we write to the good people at Ford Motor Company about our wonderful family vehicle.  Since our van succumbed recently to a very serious ailment that will be costly to fix, and since we’ll be … Continue reading

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Bitty, in (not so) Brief

Here is the difference between Bitty (#3, 11 years old) and all of our other children.  The other children, asking me a question: Bunchkin: Do you know where my book is? Bundle: Do you know where my book is? Shmooey: … Continue reading

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A Mom’s Resume

Today I applied for a temporary position at Amazon answering phones and helping with orders from home.  It will be interesting to see if I get it (ie. how desperately do they need help?!)  If so, it will the first … Continue reading

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The story of my parent’s courtship … a mafia man, a cop, and 25 cases of government eggs

She was gorgeous, he was cocky.  She was a cheerleader, he was a baseball player.  She was the rich daughter of a mafia man, he was the middle class son of a cop.  He told his friends the first day … Continue reading

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The origin of a fear

Yesterday, I got out of the shower,wrapped a super-sized beach towel around myself and went to answer the back door (it’s not as bad as it sounds, Jon and the kids had just gotten home.)  When she walked in, Pookey … Continue reading

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That one time I decided to get a really expensive haircut

            If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you know that I’ve done a lot of embarrassing things in my life.  I’ve blogged about many of those embarrassing things over the … Continue reading

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Small town livin’

We live in a very small town.  Everybody knows everybody because everybody went to school with everybody and is cousins with everybody and works with everybody and everybody knows us because we live in Mr. ___’s old house and have … Continue reading

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