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-sometimes you just have to laugh and drive away fast-

There are moments that would feel awkward if they happened in front of someone you know, but if the same thing happens in front of a stranger…. it’s just flat-out funny. We were walking out of a McDonald’s late at … Continue reading

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-heated argument-

Have you noticed that the only people group in America that we’re still allowed to make fun of is white heterosexual males? Sometimes I feel sorry for these guys. They’re the last minority. It’s always okay to make them the … Continue reading

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-making nice in the new year-

I wasn’t planning on making any New Year’s resolutions in 2013, but… then I went and did it anyway. It’s a simple one: I’m going to be nicer to my husband. That’s all. I’m not going to be a more … Continue reading

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-anniversary 15-

One of the keys to maintaining a good relationship is laughing together. It’s true for most relationships: husband/wife, friend/friend, parent/child, aunt/niece, parent/teacher, cashier/customer. Pretty much any relationship is enhanced and stabilized by laughter. We normally don’t make a big deal … Continue reading

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-i am a spoiled brat-

My husband makes beautiful wooden recipe boxes – for gifts and to sell at our camp’s annual benefit auction. Most of the time he has enough leftover wood glued up that he can make a matching cutting board to go … Continue reading

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The Sunday morning before Memorial Day, instead of meeting at church, we have our annual cemetery meeting. It’s a community gathering; a time of catching up with people who we only see a couple of times a year. This year, … Continue reading

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