Monthly Archives: August 2009

Smokeout

Are you staying in the Valley today if you had a choice? My neighbors and his boys are staying in but we’ve evacuated to my in-laws for today at least. The smoke was just too much for me. I felt … Continue reading

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Are you going to watch?

“Witness the emotional struggles, physical complications and financial burdens of this single mother of 14 … including the private moments and reactions of Suleman’s family, as well as Suleman’s own feelings, doubts and fears.” That’s how Fox is teasing its … Continue reading

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Swearing it off

The endless amazement parents have for the kids usually entails how different one is from the other.             Firstborn Son has a genuine horror for “bad” words while his younger brother enjoys tweaking them just enough not to get in … Continue reading

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Donut Man, where art thou?

OK, I am having a major  hankering for Donut Man donuts. I hear the peach season is in full swing. The last time we were there (for the humongous strawberry-filled donuts you have to eat with a spoon!), Donut Man … Continue reading

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Precious cargo

That’s what my Dad always used to say to anyone driving us to anywhere. He would watch as the driver would back up, raise a palm to stop him, lean in, and say, “Be careful. Remember you’re carrying precious cargo.” … Continue reading

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