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I Saw A Meteor and Lost My S…

It’s 6:38 AM and I’m making my kids’ lunches and staring out my kitchen window mindlessly at the valley below, when this light – this incandescent neon green light – catches my eye low on the horizon. The light gets

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I Jinxed El Niño – You Can Blame Me

“The El Niño rains are still coming! They’ll be here in January . . . February, no, we mean March, possibly April, or even late May,” the local weather forecasters all say. Yet our days feel remarkably like summer, and

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Posted in humor, life, los angeles, News, Science, Southern California, Weather

Breaking: New Pooh Bear Manuscript Found

New books from deceased or aged authors are as common now as insulting comments by Donald Trump. Fresh on the heels of new releases by the late Theodor Geisel and Harper, comes rumor of another exciting literary discovery, this time

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Posted in humor, life, News, Uncategorized, Writing

To My Contractor, Scott: Won’t You Please Call Me Back?

  Dear Scott: I am writing to you with actual pen and paper because I keep waiting for you to return my calls and texts and I can’t figure out why you won’t respond. What went wrong with our relationship, Scott?

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Out, Damned Spot

I’ve never understood how otherwise sensible people let themselves get carried away with cosmetic procedures.  Can’t they see there’s a point where they start to look worse instead of better? I suppose they begin by wanting a minor fix and

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Posted in aging, comedy, cosmetic surgery, health, illness, life, medical, plastic surgery, Uncategorized, women

I’m Just Like Honey Boo Boo’s Mom!

Help! I don’t know how it happened but somehow I’ve turned into Honey Boo Boo’s mom. Check out my guest post on LA Parent.

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Posted in comedy, Family, humor, kids, life, mother daughter, mothering, parenting

The Fellowship of the Ham

About the time I thought the vein on my neck was going to explode from the stress of the holidays, I was suddenly struck with an unexpected heartwarming feeling. Oddly enough, this happened as I wrote the words “Pick-up ham”

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Posted in Christmas, culture, Family, food, holidays, life