January 2014

Guest Post: How to Adapt to Dating After Divorce
NOTE: This is the first in a series of guest posts scheduled to run while I’m out of town getting…
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A Vacation From My Problems
For the first time since the Fourth of July 2013, I am getting out of town. Much-needed time away. To…
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Being Nice Isn’t Enough
For years, I wouldn’t hear it. The complaining. Some men call it “nagging.” Or “bitching.” Or “PMS-ing.” She must be…
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The Bookend Dreams
I woke suddenly and sat up. Terror reverberating throughout every piece of me. Breathe. I looked over. My five-year-old son…
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If My Grandma Married a Liam Neeson Movie Character
My grandmother is almost 80 years old. She is the sweetest, kindest human being who has ever existed. Anyone who…
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My 15 Minutes
They say everyone gets theirs. Fifteen minutes. And near as I can tell, this is mine. Today, WordPress has featured…
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A Robot That Does Everything For You
“Hey dad,” my five-year-old son said. “Wouldn’t it be cool if for your birthday, I got you a robot that…
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The Calm Before the Storm
“His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy There’s vomit on his sweater already…” ‘Lose Yourself,’ Eminem  Hundreds of…
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Things I Learned About Myself From My Baby Book
I once shit my pants four times during a wedding and everyone in the church heard each one. Four times.…
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It’s Okay to Hurt
Sarah was just a child when she lost her big sister. A gorgeous 17-year-old. Stricken with cancer. Died in her…
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