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do you want to get our cat? 

“Do you want to get our cat?” my husband asked me. “Someone turned her in at the vet clinic near our house.” “Not really,” I said. There was silence on the other end as he waited for a punchline. Followed by more silence as he waited for a, “just kidding.” I wasn’t kidding, though, I was […]

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Happy Anniversary!

Here’s to five years, two and 1/4 kids, a dog that had chronic diarrhea, a huge cat who’s life ended way too early, a goldfish, and an unknown amount of birds who have flown into our kitchen window, later. We’ve had ups, downs, good times, and bad times. Through all of that and all these […]

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Why I Drink Cold Coffee

  7:30 am – I get coffee ready…grind beans, find filters, fill water, add vodka etc. 8:30 am – I feed kids and pets (not vodka). 8:45 am – I take my coffee mug out of the cabinet. 9:15 am – I dress my kids. 9:45 am – I clean my coffee mug. Whoever emptied […]