Archives for July, 2009

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Vacation Part II: Where it all goes downhill

The morning started beautifully. We slept in and ate leftover spaghetti from the night before for breakfast. A.J. loves nothing more in life than his NeeNee’s spaghetti. Snails followed us from TN and the water was simply breathtaking. We were all in good spirits. The pontoon boat was loaded and I was feeling incredibly peaceful. As ...
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Birth order: fact or fiction?

There are people that dispute any kind of birth order connection to personality. To those people I say pffffffffffffffttttttttttt. And here’s why: Our personalities are part genetics and part experience and part of our life experience is the house we grow up in and the way our part in that house shapes who we are. ...
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Normalcy after sickness

Holy crap on a cracker being sick sucks! My blog was behind because I was lazy this weekend and thus, I had nothing insightful to say while 50 small monkeys pounded various spots on my head and made me feel like I wanted to throw up every 30 seconds. I had the time of my ...
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Accepting my Amazonian womanhood

Leon wrote a great article about our time at Zanies watching Ralphie May the other night. Thanks for guest blogging, honey. Come back again, soon. One thing that Leon’s article was missing was something that I realized he probably didn’t value the way I did. Rather than asking him to write about it, I decided to ...
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Guest blogger: Leon on Ralphie May

Today, I want to welcome my first guest blogger, my husband, Leon! Thanks for stepping up to the plate, honey. — Jillian This Sunday, my loving wife took me to see my first live comedy show, which was Ralphie May at Zanies in Nashville. She has graciously allowed me to write a guest post here about ...
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Robber beat up by 86 year old woman

In life, we have the opportunity to define ourselves in many ways. For some of us, we define ourselves by our eduction or our careers. For some, it’s our family. For others, it’s our leisure or time spent traveling. For one man, he will forever be defined by getting his butt kicked by an elderly woman. ...
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Being blueshelled : how to cope

I’m so excited! I’m so excited! I’m so….scared!!! If you know what that’s from, you get 5 pop culture points. For those of us who grew up in the 80s and 90s, you know exactly what I’m talking about and to say that life has been one big ball of Jessie Spano losing her marbles ...
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Winners of Giveaway #2!

I know you all have been waiting on pins and needles! Sorry about the delay. We’ve been away from home and computer all day, for many reasons, and are just now getting in. I have the results from GIVEWAY #2! Randomizer.org chose comments #3 and #12 and taking out the comments that were ineligible, that means ...
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