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When I was in the throes of figuring out the online dating scene several years ago, I remember speaking to a neighbor who was also trying to navigate the various sites. She too was overwhelmed with the online dating process. The neighbor declared, “I just want someone who, at the end of a hectic day, […]

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As this publishes, Sean and I are en route to New York City with our four youngest kids. Two of the four have never been to the city, which makes this trip so much more special. I can’t wait to see their faces as we enter the city, see Times Square, walk through Central Park, […]

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Saying Yes

December 7, 2012

in Relationships

 “I am never getting married again.” “There’s probably only a 10% chance we will still be together at Thanksgiving.” “You have no business remarrying either, Sean.” “Let’s promise to see that movie in December even if we are just friends at that point.” This is just a sampling of what Sean has endured with me. […]

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Six weeks. That’s how long it has been since Sean and I had a kid-free weekend. I think we have forgotten what to do with all the time that won’t be spent cooking for a crowd, attending kid sporting events, playing X-Box, board games, or going to a PG movie. I know this weekend will […]

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There is an unprecedented amount of passion surrounding the presidential election this year. Spend five minutes on Facebook for confirmation. There’s an endless stream of politically-oriented postings, and vitriolic dialog erupting regularly. Some posts are funny, while others are hateful. A certain percentage are factually correct, while the remaining are inaccurate. The emotional frenzy over this […]

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When my friend Brahm from Alfred Lives Here asked me to guest write for his blog while he is on a fabulous two-week cruise, I was happy to accept. But then the bomb was dropped; I had to write about pop culture. My understanding of pop culture is limited to what I scan daily on […]

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