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Dress Code Blues

08/05/2017 Lori Duff 0

‘Tis the beginning of the school year, and, ergo, ‘tis the time of year in which teenagers all around the world get huffy about their schools’ dress codes.  The teenagers in my house are no […]

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Selling Paradise

07/23/2017 Lori Duff 0

I have to sell a little piece of paradise, and I’m hoping you will help me.  I mean, I don’t have to have to, I’m not a desperate seller, but it doesn’t make sense for […]

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Drinking on the Job

07/10/2017 Lori Duff 0

My husband and I have had a long standing argument about whether or not I am a cheap date.  He swears I am.  I wasn’t convinced.  The problem, I joked, was that he was comparing […]

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Customer No-Service

07/06/2017 Lori Duff 0

I work in a law office.  And, working in a law office, we get more calls from the jail than your average business that isn’t a bail bondsman might.  In fact, getting calls from the […]

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My Weekend War

06/30/2017 Sharon Swanepoel 0

My stumbling and crazy journey through weight loss, work, love and life I am stalled at 47lbs lost. People who see me a lot ask if I’m still losing but I haven’t lost anything in […]

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Ghost Tour

06/26/2017 Lori Duff 0

I found myself in Savannah, GA for a work conference and, because this sort of thing is what passes for a vacation for my family, I dragged them all along.  They entertained themselves during the […]

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I Hate My Son

06/19/2017 Lori Duff 0

It’s probably wrong on a fundamental level for me to be so insanely jealous of my own child that I kind of hate him a little bit.  Jacob, whose friends are clearly of a higher […]

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There’s a Salad in my Bathroom

06/13/2017 Lori Duff 0

    One of the most interesting things about being a parent is how often you find yourself saying things that you never thought you’d say.  There are plenty of sentences that have flown out of […]

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Two Sergeants with four legs

06/08/2017 Sharon Swanepoel 0

Two decorated combat veterans, both sergeants, one a brindle short-tailed mongrel puppy of Pit Bull ancestries of World War One renown, the other a chestnut-colored Mongolian mare with a blaze and three white stockings and […]

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Wonder Woman

06/07/2017 Lori Duff 0

It should surprise absolutely no one who has met me for more than 20 minutes that I went to see the new Wonder Woman movie the minute I was able, which was actually the day […]

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I got me a swimsuit….

05/31/2017 Sharon Swanepoel 0

My stumbling and crazy journey through weight loss, work, love and life Last Saturday my sister called pretty early in the morning. I sat on the porch listening to the fastest talker this side of […]

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Mr. Talky

05/30/2017 Lori Duff 0

I boarded the plane with the dread I always feel when required to sit next to strangers.  Who will be next to me?  Do they have the same hygiene standards as me?  Do they have […]

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Participation Awards Bingo

05/22/2017 Lori Duff 0

As the school year winds down, we find ourselves joyfully celebrating our children’s successes and patiently celebrating the successes of the other children in their classes that we might or might not know.  Yes, I’m […]

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Say, “Ahhhhh”

05/16/2017 Lori Duff 0

It isn’t terribly pleasant when a doctor has me open up my mouth so they can get a peek at my throat.  I have a tendency to gag on the tongue depressor, and I find […]

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Twenty-Five Years Later

05/08/2017 Lori Duff 0

If you want to feel old, mark the passing of a quarter century since you’ve accomplished something.  Such was how I felt when I walked into the room of old people at my 25th college […]

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Ain’t My America

05/03/2017 Sharon Swanepoel 0

I was at a poker game in North Georgia during November of 2008.  The mood around the table was moody, to say the least.  Obama had been elected as President of the United States.  Not […]

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Jackfruit

05/01/2017 Lori Duff 0

My son and I have a rule, which is that every time we go to a grocery store, we pick some kind of food we’ve never had before and we buy it.  He always tries […]

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