11
Aug, 2017

I ran into a friend this morning. I saw she was on foot with shopping bags.  “Need a ride?” I asked.  “No way! I’m not

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7
Aug, 2017

Every time someone calls me a snob (something of a thrice a week phenomenon at its slowest), I mutter to myself: “diner coffee.” That’s right.

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26
Jul, 2017

I was supposed to have one full day this summer – one full day with no children. Four finally shipped off to camp yesterday and

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10
Jul, 2017

I can’t bake. I have horrible handwriting. I can do no sport which calls for hand-eye coordination or the use of a bat, racket, or

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6
Jul, 2017

It’s comforting to know that there are some things married couples can fight about even when they are on the road. One of these things

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3
Jul, 2017

Once you’ve packed what you think are the entire contents of your home, the second step of summer road tripping (if you survived the car

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2
Jul, 2017

For my people, summer travel generally means car travel.  I like the Northeast in the summer. I love the beaches, and I particularly dislike summer

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29
Jun, 2017

Shit like this is what summer means to me: Every surface in my house looks something like this. There are empty Ziploc bags in every

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15
May, 2017

It’s that time of year. At least twice a week I get this sort of email: Dear Parent, please send in pictures of your child

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8
May, 2017

Dear School Librarian, Thank you. I love that my child gets to spend time with you. I love that she picks a book she likes

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