Archive for the 'Daily Life' Category

IPCS: Irritable Premium Channel Syndrome

  Let’s get this out of the way first- yes, I understand that any possible problem I have with HBO is a First World problem. However that doesn’t mean it isn’t a problem. The other night I ran into the same issue I frequently encounter after 7 p.m. in the family room- The Better Half […]

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Summertime and the Living Is Fairly Easy

  Once again I find myself having to write a recap of life instead of regular blogging. Life happens! It was an unusually busy late Spring , end-of-the-school-year and start to summer for me with work, Little Bug’s graduation and finishing up my coursework in Stanford’s Online Creative Writing Certificate Program. I spent June decompressing […]

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Run Like the Wind: Disney’s Princess Half Marathon

  It’s been three weeks since I ran the Disney Princess Half Marathon in Orlando with my dear friends Barb, Linda and Kat (who are sisters).  We have made a race weekend getaway an annual tradition now and this year we’re doubling up on Disney for their Coast-to-Coast challenge. In September we’ll run the Disneyland […]

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Feathering the Empty Nest #1: Adults Only

  2014 is off and running and I am full of goals and ambition! In addition to posting more often (don’t cringe) I’ll be featuring special categories this  year. The first one debuts today- Feathering Your Empty Nest. 2014 is the year The Better Half and I officially become Empty Nesters. All year I’ll be […]

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It’s All Geek To Me #1- Dragon Con (aka Geek Mecca)

  I  returned home last week from another universe- Dragon Con. Held in Atlanta, Georgia every Labor Day weekend, Dragon Con is a fan centered SciFi/Fantasy/Gaming/Comics convention for the proud, the geeky and the Jedi. Many Muggles (non-geeks) seem perplexed by these events and my participation in them (including some family members). First and foremost […]

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