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I’m the Sucker Who Falls for Practical Jokes, and I Hate It by
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I do have a sense of humor, but please don’t tease me or make me (or someone else because I’m an overly empathic person) the butt of a prank or practical joke.
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Pursuing the Perfect Purse by
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Perfection in a purse is an elusive pursuit I am afraid I will never achieve. For now, I have taken a vow. No new purses.
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Baby Love by
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Prompted By Parenthood

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Back in those days, young couples didn’t get dogs first so they could practice their future parenting skills. So my baby son was my proverbial first pancake.
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An MRI to the Tune of The Beatles by
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Prompted By Beatles vs Stones

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And so ended my MRI trip down memory lane. It would be a long and winding road to repair what time had done to me. Once — as the Beatles reminded me — I was just 17. Now I am 71.
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I’m the Girl Who Still Loves Paul by
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Yep, my heart went boom. I loved this music, and I adored Paul.
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Sorting Old Pictures – A Bittersweet Effort to Put Life in Order by
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Prompted By Good Riddance

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For some pictures, it was easy to say good riddance. But the photos of people I love – that’s another matter.
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The Party That Rocked my Block by
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Prompted By Parties

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My first two kids were pretty tame as teens, so when I learned about the ambulance in front of our house and every neighbor standing outside watching, it was a shock. Child #3 was far more social than her sibs, and she threw quite a party in my absence. Of course, my husband and I…
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The Family Dinner Bites the Dust by
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Prompted By What We Ate

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These days, the concept of a family dinner has bitten the dust. My grandkids graze rather than sitting down as a family to eat.
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All the Single Ladies: Going Back to Middle School in Your Final Years by
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Prompted By Middle School

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In so many ways, the senior living experience was a reincarnation of middle school. Men caused major mean girl issues, even for women in their eighties and nineties.
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My Summer Job – Hard Work for a Very Small Paycheck by
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Prompted By My First Paycheck

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My first paycheck, and many meager ones that followed, taught me to respect people who work hard but earn little -- something to think about especially on Labor Day.
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