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Where is HGTV and/or Jesus The Carpenter when you need them?

I have a problem. A serious, real and actual problem. I have officially run out of room for shoes.  Again. And also? Full. Completely. And that’s before I got these. I mentioned to my husband that we needed to come … Continue reading

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Growth. Which is not the same as good writing. Clearly.

I’ve written a lot of really personal stuff here. I’ve talked about my marriage – the good and the bad.  I’ve documented my depression as it was happening.  I’ve used this blog to communicate with my husband via “open letters“, … Continue reading

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The Sushi Experiment: A Photo Essay

Last night, Jared and I decided to take advantage of the fact that we still do not have any children at home to distract us from having to talk to one another and go out for dinner together. I suggested … Continue reading

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A Shmairy Tale

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there was a girl named Shmritt. Shmritt was best friends with a boy named Shmadam, and they did everything together.  Shmritt and Shmadam had other friends – lots of friends, … Continue reading

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Next Time I’m Taking My Little Black Dress And Leaving My Husband At Home

I blame it on the little black dress. The little black dress makes you think you can do anything and be anyone.  Take one little black dress, a pair of red heels, and a bartender pouring free wine, and you’ve … Continue reading

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In sickness and in health, a letter to my husband

Dear Jared, I know this is hard for you. I know watching your wife struggle with some mysterious thing that you cannot see is confusing and frustrating and not something you could have ever planned for when you asked a … Continue reading

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When families collide.

Family is everything to me. Everything. It is the beginning and the end of who I am, where I come from, and where I want to end up in life. So having my husband be on a completely different page … Continue reading

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I swear to God I’m going to have to be on Leno before these bastards take me seriously

You know why I love the Internets? Because the Internets doesn’t ask questions. If you tell the Internet that you were in Glamour magazine, they promise to run right out and buy the issue as soon as it hits newsstands.  … Continue reading

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Dear Jared, shouldn’t you be getting fat now?

Everyone knows your body changes as you age. As women, our boobs inevitably start to sag.  Our hips spread with childbirth.  Our asses – hell, I’m not even sure what’s going on back there anymore. But it aint pretty, that … Continue reading

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Romance

We almost never do anything for Valentine’s Day. I almost always end up disappointed because I like to set my expectations high and assume that history is no way to accurately predict future results. Sure, he’s never bought flowers, but … Continue reading

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