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The Ancient Deities Support Society and Dysfunctional Family Primal Therapy Group Meets Again

October 28, 2016
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I am in the process of writing a funny novel about a university professor and a group of ancient Greek gods and goddesses still living, now, in the 21st Century. I thought it would be…

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Christmas and the Single Person

January 3, 2015
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Now that the holidays are over once more, let us relax and ask ourselves what the hell happened in the last couple of weeks. Kathy Minicozzi When Christmas comes around, there are advantages to being…

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The Ugly Duckling Turned Into Me

December 2, 2014
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The Ugly Duckling Turned Into Me

I was a homely tomboy, tall for my age, skinny, awkward, painfully shy and afraid of everything from other kids to nuclear bombs. I was also scared of black widow spiders. I never saw a…

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Spicy Spanish Potatoes, Doggy Dating, and Armageddon

July 21, 2014
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Spicy Spanish Potatoes, Doggy Dating, and Armageddon

Spanish Entree PATATAS BRAVAS (spicy potatoes) INGREDIENTS 3 garlic cloves ½ onion 2 Roma tomatoes 1 tablespoon flour ½ cup water 5 medium russet potatoes ½ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt 2 ½ tablespoons olive…

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HumorOutcasts Radio – Interview with Stacey Roberts

June 26, 2014
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This week, It had the honor of welcoming Stacey Roberts to the show. Stacey is one of my favorite writers, and his book Trailer Trash With A Girl’s Name will make you laugh out loud…

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The Saga of the iSperm

June 25, 2014
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So, here’s the scene: Little girls setting the table. Twenty-something girls making matzo balls. Fifty/sixty-something women chopping apples, peeling potatoes and frying onions. And an eighty-something woman, the matriarch of this family, supervising the activities.…

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Wife Swap and a Passionate Encounter With Doritos

October 22, 2013
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I love reality shows, and one of my favorites is Wife Swap. Every episode two polar opposite families agree to swap wives for two weeks. http://www.campaignbrief.com/2011/12/post-119.html The first week the new mom has to adhere to…

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Hildi’s Garden

October 9, 2013
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The first sign that things were not normal came when Uncle Pete, Grandma Hildi’s son, tried to sell her old house. It was a two-story white frame wood house with a huge front porch, like…

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School’s Out for Summer: 5 Reminders for Family Harmony

May 22, 2013
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School’s Out for Summer: 5 Reminders for Family Harmony

After semesters of freedom, moving back home can be confusing for college students. Greeted by gushing relatives, overflowing refrigerators, and clean bed linens, who wouldn’t begin to expect continued concierge service? The problem? Your “hotel”…

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Christmas Cookies are Tough to Chew On

November 24, 2012
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Christmas Cookies are Tough to Chew On

  Each year I go through the same routine.  About a month before Christmas, I take out my cookbooks and my cookie cutters and prepare to embark on a holiday bake off.  I dream about…

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