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Give Your Loved Ones the Gift of Your Pain

This holiday season, as we attempt to balance our recession-lightened wallets with our desire to shower our loved ones with goodies, remember that the number one thing they most likely want (aside from a Lamborghini) is to feel good about themselves. Sure, you give all of your nearest and dearest constant adoration, praise and compliments […]

Far far away from home

I really do yearn for some sort of teleportation device that would allow me to pop in for a quick hello any old time I felt like it. Oh, and back before I had my own washer and dryer, I really would have appreciated the use of my mom’s laundry services.

It’s Nice to be Nice

It has long been my belief that we should all be nice to everyone because that’s how we’d all like to be treated, and nothing is really as hard to swallow as someone who’s not nice to us, especially if we feel like we’ve done nothing to deserve rudeness. Plus, being nice is just the right thing to do. And if we should get rewarded for doing what we should do anyway, then all the better.

Oh, They’re Gonna Get Ya

About three years ago I decided I didn’t want to carry credit card debt anymore. No real reason, it’s just kind of a waste of money. So my husband and I’ve been working hard to pay down our debt and close credit card accounts that we don’t want to use.

My First Short Story

My sister called me on her drive home to San Francisco after Christmas. I was in the grocery store and she skipped the greeting and went right to: Do you remember a guy named Thomas Andrew Young? I told her it sounded familiar but that I was not sure who the person was.