Archive | December, 2012

Love and kindness in the face of evil

19 Dec

Like most of us in this country, I have spent the last several days crying and praying, and reflecting on the people and things I give value and precedence to in my life. I, like so many of you, have been jarringly reminded of what is truly important. For that reason I haven’t been writing, or reading, or watching TV but rather doting on and playing with my son, baking cookies with my mom, talking books with my dad, gabbing with my sister and laughing  and loving with my husband. Continue reading

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Why men don’t have babies

10 Dec

It is a fact, beyond a reason of a doubt, that although men are physically stronger than women they are by far the weaker sex. Honestly, have you ever spent time with a man who has a cold? Weak!

Luckily for me (early Christmas gift from Santa, I’m sure!), I had the chance to observe the full extent of this less-than-phenomenal male phenomenon up close and in person over the last five days, since my wonderful hubby had hernia surgery. Despite the fact that he injured his groin squatting a Schwarzenegger amount of weight, my husband instantly went from tough guy to man-child in the matter of hours.

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