Monthly Archives: April 2011

Prepare to Be Offended

Back in 1990, I read an article in TIME Magazine entitled, “The Road To Equality: Sorry, Sisters, This Is Not the Revolution” by Barbara Ehrenreich (http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,971600,00.html) I was 22 and single at the time and the article resonated with me enough that … Continue reading

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Notes On Being a Grown-Up

Being a “grown-up” isn’t so bad.  I hear people whine about it sometimes, but I like being an adult because I now have the freedom to do whatever I decide.  Of course, the hardest thing about being an adult is making decisions … Continue reading

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Wrung Out

I live in Colorado, where we boast about an average of 300 sunny days every year.  I am an optimist.  I have about 300 sunny days a year, myself. Today it is raining.  It’s been overcast all day, cold and … Continue reading

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Identifying Mr. Right

Perfection does not exist in the human race.  Don’t get me wrong; babies can be really adorable when they aren’t crying or ejecting some revolting bodily fluid.  But as far as I can tell, it’s all downhill from there. I … Continue reading

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I Swear I Am Not Making This Up

This is an update for my last post, “The Impossible Prom Dress” https://howhardcoulditbe.wordpress.com/2011/04/12/the-impossible-prom-dress/ So with prom only 2 days away, I realized that I had misscut the largest piece of the dress.  I went back to the fabric store and got … Continue reading

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The Impossible Prom Dress

Never before have I known so quickly that I was about to make a horribly bad decision.  We were in the fabric store flipping through the pattern books.  I had agreed to “help” my 16-yr-old sew her prom dress this … Continue reading

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Definition, Please: “Good Mother”

My mom is a cross between Martha Stewart and Florence Henderson.  She  made everything we ever ate and almost everything we wore from scratch.  Our home was always impeccably clean.  She was a Girl Scout leader and taught girls from the … Continue reading

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