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Vague memories of an Irish pub

When we last left our heroine, she was at an Irish pub in the awful land of Washington, D.C.: a land full of people with agendas and horribly arranged streets… We’d moved to a larger room in the back of The Dubliner and our group was gaining people like crazy. By this time, many in the ...
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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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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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A just cause: Puppies Behind Bars

We’ve already hit on my love of Tivo. Over the weekend, I was watching my Tivo’ed episodes and Oprah had a fantastic episode on dogs. Don’t get me wrong, I haven’t forgiven her for the Tonya Harding thing and I still delete more episodes than I watch. However, I have a soft spot in my ...
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