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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 6 “Out of the Mouths of Babes”

My mom always used to say, “I can’t wait until you have a daughter…” This phrase was usually uttered after I had been a brat, a smart-mouth, or after I’d just pushed my mom to her wit’s end in general. … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 12.10.10

You’ll notice several holiday-related posts this week (they are a little hard to avoid this time of year) but all are a good read.  What better way to get in the spirit, right?  In case you forgot, the Biz e-Friday … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 5 “If a Tree Falls in the Living Room When No One’s Around, Does It Make a Sound?”

The answer is “Yes.” Hopefully, I haven’t ruined this post by giving away the punch line. However, I happen to know for a fact that the tree makes a sound because I heard it.  It woke me up from my … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 4 “Two Trees or Not Two Trees? That is the Question.”

The other day I was explaining to a coworker that I had two Christmas trees. I have my family tree which has the sentimental mishmash of ornaments from places we’ve traveled, from friends as gifts, or from holiday craft attempts.  … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 3 “The Girl Who Looked Like a Boy”

Last weekend, I had a wonderful time decorating the Christmas tree with my daughter.  Although she’s only three, it was the first time that she and I actually had a mature mother-daughter bonding moment.  She was even helpful (to some … Continue reading

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Don’t Pee on Santa

 Last weekend, my husband and I took our Biz e-Babies to the mall for pictures with Santa.  It was his first weekend to appear so I thought if we went early, we could beat the “after-Thanksgiving rush.” We left the house with … Continue reading

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School Picture Day

Readers note:  I had a life-scarring memory of my own School Picture Day circa 1982. I was in 2nd grade and we were in the school gymnasium when the photographer mistook me for a boy. As I crawled onto the swivel stool … Continue reading

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