Category Archives: Romance

DIARY OF A FACEBOOK POST-A-HOLIC IN WITHDRAWAL

  DAY 1 (4/12/14) Precipitous event. Reflecting on short conversation with Meredith R. about quality of life and needing to limit screen time. She has a great blog, Queen of All Wild Things. I emailed 18 people I care most … Continue reading

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Love Me, Love My OCD

In an earlier post, I confessed to being a perfectionist, and spoke frankly about how perfectionism is a condition people grapple with and sometimes have difficulty integrating into daily life. Fine, call it OCD. Once I started compiling this list, … Continue reading

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Unbridled Relaxation

My husband wanted to sign up for a massage package. “Wouldn’t that be frivolous?” I said. But, after the massage I had this morning, I’m reconsidering. I pay $64 a month for my gym membership, plus parking and babysitting. I … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones, Thunder and Chocolate

Is it just me? All women? I hate to rush. It drives me bonkers. In my estimation, I have a really high threshold for stress. But rushing rattles my nerves. Once I’m rattled, it’s hard to chill down. We end … Continue reading

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Learn to Surf

I dreamed the waves in the ocean got real big near an island. A bunch of us wanted to capitalize on the opportunity for fun. One guy asked, “How can we have the most fun?” I said, “Sure, there’s surfing, … Continue reading

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“It goes fast!”

I am sorry to do this, and I won’t do it often—use this blog as a platform for a rant—but I’ve got to respond to a message I’m being bombarded with that merits a little constructive deconstruction: “It goes fast.” … Continue reading

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Where The Id Takes Me

What’s most marvelous to me about having a baby is being able to witness pure id, personified. It is manifested in the baby’s jump from smiles to tears. She cannot express herself in words. So, when Junior from Big Apple … Continue reading

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