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Monthly Archive for February, 2015

Mean Girl

Seven years ago, I attended my 20th high school reunion. That night I talked to many people I had not seen for 20 years. In fact, I had not seen MOST of the attendees for 20 years. When I moved away from Louisville in 1988, I had little fondness for the city or its people […]

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Shopping Amnesia

Once upon a time, I shopped for fun, need, and therapy. I shopped with friends and alone, to celebrate and self-medicate. Then Simon came along and with him, certain restrictions on time and cash. A few years later, I began running and doing pilates, and further restrictions on shopping were put into place. Finally, last […]

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The Bad Sport

Not-so-rhetorical question: How old does a child have to be before it is OK to dislike him or her? Don’t get me wrong, there are 3-year-olds I dislike. It’s just that when a child is hard to like at age 3, you have to assume the child is unhappy, off-schedule, stressed, or a normal 3-year-old […]

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