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A Picture Isn’t Always Worth a Thousand Words

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When Omelette was a baby, someone snapped a picture of her sleeping on her daddy’s chest as he lay sleeping on the couch. It’s one of those pictures that might trigger the “how sweet” response. But, pictures don’t always tell … Continue reading

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Letter to Santa: Please Don’t Bring My Kid an iPod

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Dear Santa, I have been reasonably good this year. The kids are still alive, so obviously I didn’t kill them. I may have yelled at them a time or two, and in so doing, I may have brought them to … Continue reading

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A Christmas Craft for the Craft-Impaired

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Need a last-minute stocking stuffer idea? Have the DIY desire but lack the skill to create something worthy of presenting to another human being? Don’t mind possibly setting your house on fire or singing your eyebrows? Then, I have the … Continue reading

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Love and Garbage, or A Christmas Lesson from my First Grader

Ah the joys of Christmas, especially through the eyes of a child. Or sometimes through their unwitting wisdom. Such was the case when my first grader recently came out of school sucking on a candy cane. “Guess where I got … Continue reading

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