Monthly Archives: November 2011

FRUITS of the harvest

By mmm61, guest blogger This year, I realized I had turned into my mother. I vowed that I would never say “if I can just get through the holidays …” But I did. I have felt this way for the … Continue reading

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FLAPPING my gums

This year, I’ve made an early New Year’s resolution: to just shut up already. When I get into a sticky situation, I end up talking to way too many people about it, which pretty much makes it gossip, a habit … Continue reading

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F, WT?

I’d really like to meet Ralph. He’s pretty popular. I get calls for him almost every day and it seems like every retail store and utility company on the planet is just as eager to reach him. The very first call we … Continue reading

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FORCED to take stock

I was feeling a little put-upon last night. Annoyed with my kids. Tired from a day solving problems and meeting deadlines. Dreading that look from the dog that means “Yes, I have to go out AGAIN.” And facing a sink … Continue reading

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FORCE fields

If I could change any of my habits, it would be the tendency to focus on the negative. My mother was the same way, and it drove me crazy. I’m not sure my echoing behavior is due to nature or … Continue reading

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FIASCO, hoping to avoid a

It’s never too early to start obsessing about the holidays. I’m hosting Thanksgiving this year and I want it to be perfect. Like any family, we’ve had our disasters, most of which occurred at my uncle’s house in Gloucester. He … Continue reading

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