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RE-NESTING COVID STYLE

also known as “PANDEMICS ARE FOR THE BIRDS” So here we are, 2020, the year of the Worldwide Pandemic.  Or does “pandemic” mean worldwide?(I’ll google later) Anyway, it’s real and scary, and I feel deeply for those who are compromised or

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8 Seconds

also known as “Cheeseburgers in Paradise” I’ve been a “weekend running-warrior” (or jogging-warrior as it would’ve been in the ’80s), most of my life.  Running only to burn calories or to rock the latest leg warmers.  It was merely a

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My 2020 WORD In Urban Dictionary

also known as “Well That Could’ve Been Embarrassing”WORD OF THE YEAR is apparently THE THING OF THE YEAR. So, of course, I was all over it. After throwing away 3 or 4 perfectly good words, I realized IT didn’t have

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Smells Like Teen Spirit

also known as “KEEP-THROW-MARIE KONDO” I’ve often wondered what I would find in my kid’s rooms.  Now I know, and now I wish I had never looked. So, there was HALLOWEEN.   The light-hearted kickoff to The Motherload of Holiday Gatherings. 

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MY BIG FAT GREEK WEEKEND

also known as “WHERE WERE YOU WHEN LUKE & LAURA GOT MARRIED?” This morning I woke up in a foggy sweat.  Math Test.  I’m late.  No time to feather my bangs or tie my docksiders. JUST. . . GOTTA. .

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Don’t Teach Your Kids To Do Laundry

also known as “Darn You Stanford” Me dropping my baby off at COLLEGE. Well, that’s what it felt like.  We left John 2,391 miles from home, at “The Farm”, his dream school, STANFORD UNIVERSITY-Palo Alto, California. THIS is the guy

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SUCKTEMBER by Renee

also know as“WAKE ME UP WHEN SUCKTEMBER ENDS” againWARNING This is not a feel-good, light, funny story like the others. There’s no way around Sucktember.  So here it is. SUCKTEMBER-Renee His last words to us were, “I love you guys.” 

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SUCKTEMBER by Robin

also know as“WAKE ME UP WHEN SUCKTEMBER ENDS” September, the month the Battle Girls, my sister Renee, and I, call SUCKTEMBER.  With no apologies. WARNING This is not a feel-good, light, funny story like the others.  There’s no way around

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Freedom Of The Nest

also known as “KIDS GONE? GAME ON!” Panic! At The Disco?”  What about ”Panic! Here At Home-O!” Are you sending your baby out into the world or the last one off to college?  Empty Nester Newbie?  Yep, me too. Now

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School of Life: K-Yoga

also known as “See Jane Breathe” As we walked out of my son’s pre-school graduation ceremony, he looked up at us with his big brown eyes and announced: “Think I’m done with all this school stuff.”  We smiled and told

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So Long PTA

also known as “It’s A Whole New World” Did you hear the explosion? Either Pinterest graduation boards blew up again, or another mother’s last nerve was hit. Can you smell the fear? CHANGE is in the air. Traditional school years

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