You’ve Got Mail

I had to use Jason’s computer and when I opened the screen his email popped up. He had 51,856 unread emails. More than 50,000 messages just sitting there taking up space. I wanted to punch a hole in the computer…

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Ugh, I’m So Itchy!

Happy 7 Year Itch to Jason and I! 7 years ago we were reciting ridiculous vows to each other like “I promise not to leave empty soda cans in the refrigerator. (and) I vow not to spend too much money.…

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Working for the Man

I am starting a new job on Monday. It’s a 5 month contract writing for an agency down here in Miami. And my boss? My husband. THIS will be interesting. I’m going to have some divorce papers written up now.…

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One Hour

Jason watched the kids this morning while I went food shopping. I was gone for one hour. One hour. When I left the house it was clean and orderly. An hour later… just one hour… the place looked like Hoarders…

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GPMs

Jason is sick. He’s burning up with a 98.4 fever. I know that’s lower than the average body temperature but in “Man Cold” terms it’s the equivalent of 101.4. I made him some matzo ball soup, let him rest and…

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Key West

On Friday morning I woke Jason up and told him he wasn’t going to work. Instead, the two of us were packing our bags and heading to Key West without the kids! My father and stepmom flew in from New…

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Silence of the Lambs

Ask any strong, healthy couple what romantic, love story type of movie reminds them of each other and they will tell you Silence of the Lambs. When Jason and I first started dating, 14 years ago, we had a routine.…

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Some Guy’s Shirt

My grandfather always wore flannel shirts. Even in the summer, he wore plaid printed short sleeve shirts that you could easily mistake for flannel shirts. His closet was FULL of flannel shirts. So when he passed away, my mom gave…

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Cheese? What?

It’s late at night. We are going to bed. I find a dried, hard, cheesy noodle in the sheets. Me: There’s macaroni and cheese in our bed. Jason: Who? Me: Macaroni and cheese. Jason: What’s that? Me: There is macaroni…

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Moments of Weakness

It’s hard to say that we are done having kids. We are probably done. But maybe we’re not. I mean, most likely yes. But there could be a third? Right? No. Definitely not. But maybe. It’s rare that you find…

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