Monthly Archives: June 2014

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While helping a young client fill out paperwork, I was posed with the question, “Am I White?” from the young Pakistani woman.  “Well, let’s see what the other options are,” I said. “White/Black/Hispanic/Asian/Pacific Islander” were the choices.  Hmmm… the quandary I … Continue reading

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Hallmark

Did you ever notice how Birthday and Anniversary cards are next to Sympathy and Get Well? Perhaps it’s not a coincidence.  While looking for an anniversary card for a dear friend, I was having a difficult time finding the appropriate … Continue reading

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You Know….

that “moment” when the gynecologist has completed their exam and you’re just sitting there on the deli paper with your gauze gown barely doing its job- and they’re doing their “write up”? Perhaps it would be more comfortable to take … Continue reading

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Mommy’s tired!

The difference between listening to your own child sing and another’s is the phrase, “mommy’s tired.” At least with my own kid I can say that and retreat elsewhere after the umpteenth time listening to a song- when it’s say, … Continue reading

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Show Time at the Apollo

Attending my child’s singing recital is pretty much like Show Time at the Apollo- horrible singing, lots of contestants and flashy clothing.

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Gotex

The other day I went to put on my pretty swim suit from last year; it was a Miracle Suit. Unfortunately, due to heavy pillage and washing, it looks more like a “save yourself” suit.   

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Burn Out

The other day I came home after working out for 90 min. and burned over 700 calories. I wasn’t in the door more than 3 minutes and I consumed half a dozen homemade chocolate chip cookies, a cup of raisins … Continue reading

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Burn Out

The other day I came home after working out for 90 min. and burned over 700 calories. I wasn’t in the door more than 3 minutes and I consumed half a dozen homemade chocolate chip cookies, a cup of raisins … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace….

I called a friend today, to give my condolences for the loss of her sibling. The call went like this: “I’m sorry for your loss; what happened?” (me) “Thank you; he had lung cancer.” (friend) “So I guess this means … Continue reading

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