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I Survived a Silent Monastic Retreat

July 1, 2014
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 Last summer I became intrigued by the idea of a silent monastic retreat at Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky.  I visited the gift shop and experienced some of the quiet, and it became my fantasy, to…

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All I Want for Mother’s Day is a Pandora Bracelet with the Following Charms

May 8, 2014
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To My Dearest Husband, As you may well have forgotten since you are “not great with calendars”, another Mother’s Day is on the horizon.  It is this Sunday, to be very specific.  3 days. While…

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I Drop Science: Malicious Water Bottles

April 7, 2014
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The interweb can be a treacherous world of opinionated opinions.  On most days, I aim to keep things light, and leave the rantings to the #amwriting and the #randommusing people of the blogosphere.  But sometimes…

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Late-Thirtysomething Woman Succeeds in Erasing Her Twenties

March 26, 2014
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“I was getting close to 40 and I just felt all this, you know, REGRET, about my 20s,” the woman said.  “So many embarrassing situations, things I wish I’d done differently.  I wished for that…

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Screening Interview Questionnaire: Medical Receptionist Position

March 11, 2014
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Note:  Throughout the interview, the candidate shall receive extra points for interrupting the interviewer.   1.  Name _______________________(hint: Extra points for “Carol.”  We’re all “Carol” here!) 2.  Scenario:  You have double-booked for a doctor appointment.  How…

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To the (Gangsta) Squirrel Who Narrowly Dodged My Car Last Summer

March 4, 2014
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Good Day, squirrel. This is a declaration of urban war.  Your criminal actions last summer rendered my auto dashboard a Red Sea of neon warnings; and my two rear passengers screamed as if snatched by…

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Him (a parody)

February 24, 2014
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Rachel, waiting for her upgrade to OS2, stared at the red screen of her laptop, and fidgeted.  What would dating an OS be like?  She wondered. Prematurely, she envisioned the details of the wedding.  What kind…

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I’m Still Gonna Say No to Those Socks

February 19, 2014
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Dear Head of Sales at My Local Running Shoe Store, Yesterday I said no to the socks. I said yes to the shoes and even hot pink alternate laces, the custom orthotics molded while I…

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