Category Archives: work-life balance

June 2017 Fantasy Blog List

June 2017 “Life is good; there’s just so much of it!” ~Mary Margaret Breed Life’s moved too fast and my electronics have moved too slow to document things here lately like I like.  Here as a poultice for my soul … Continue reading

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Parenting Adventures: 9 y/o Teenage Edition – Part II

Wednesday, May 17th 2017 – continued Collecting the kids from the bus I take them to a park and give my son this letter. He was frankly my very sweet boy again and seemed rather pleased to receive the note; … Continue reading

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Adventures in Parenting: 9 y/o Teenage Edition – Part I

Aka:  How to Not Kill Your Kid Wednesday, May 17th 2017 I definitely wanted to throttle my first born yesterday (Tuesday at Grandma’s).  Somehow I narrowly avoided that treachery and settled on proverbially ripping him a couple new a$$holes instead. Stressful … Continue reading

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April Escape Into the Mystic

April 19th-21st 2017 April Break Escape:  Mystic, CT Definitely left pieces of our hearts in Mystic! Part I:  2017-04-19 INTO THE MYSTIC CT [2:42]:   Part II:  2017-04-20 MYSTIC POOL TIME AT THE TABER INN [1:20]:   Part III:  AQUARIUM (wherein … Continue reading

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Meow Meow – Purrsist

April 2017 I figured “Aggressively Political” was perhaps not an attractive title. Chelsea Handlers says it here exactly right, in 71 seconds: CHELSEA HANDLER’S Politics: Says She’s Not Aggressive (VIDEO) [1:11]:    Nevertheless we PERSIST.  

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Hello CFPB: The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau… also for Kids

Courtesy of the incomparable Elizabeth Warren, I am honored to present to you: The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau! CFPB Ad [0:29]:   Of course there are a lot of haters… especially haters on behalf of big money, money swindlers or from … Continue reading

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Colin Kaepernick – Modern Day Hero

March 2017   Maybe it’s easy for me to NOT hate Colin Kaepernick because I couldn’t give a flying crap about FOOTBALL.  More specifically I hate the space that professional football has come to occupy in American culture.  I hate it because of the … Continue reading

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