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Surgery: A reader

New readers of this blog have asked me why my daughter is getting surgery, why she needs so much surgery, that sort of thing. Because I don’t like it when people feel left out — I’m all

The one where she gets all “cap and gown” on her kid

After repeated run-ins with my evil genius, I have come to believe that if I don’t do something soon to enhance the enrichment she already receives, that she could wind up on the State Department’s watch list

Tots gone Wild

I am stupid right now. Avery went for her tenth surgery this morning. And when we woke her up for the blessed event, she was none too pleased. As a matter of fact, our barely 20-pound child

Lesson of the Day

Real friends fish your kid’s plastic Elmo out of the street. Why do I say this? I’ve written about Avery’s penchant for traveling around town with half her toy box. Tonight was one of her finer moments,

Capcana gandaci lipici

Motivul aparitiei gandacilor in apartamente, case la curte, institutii, firme private, sedii diferite etc., este cel mai adesea prezenta unui jgheab de gunoi, nerespectarea normelor de colectare a gunoiului si a deseurilor din magazine cu produse alimentare

Being a morning person is better

A lot of researchers have said that being an early riser is better for your health. If you wake up early in the morning, you probably know that this is very good for your health. There is

‘NIGHTWING’ DIRECTOR TOUTED FOR ‘DUNGEONS & DRAGONS’

Director Chris McKay (The Lego Batman Movie; the upcoming Nightwing) is now in negotiations to direct a new version of Dungeons & Dragons, based on the classic role-playing game. The movie will be the first from a

What Makes ‘Annihilation’ a Different Type of Female-Driven Movie

“All women,” notes Lena, the lead character of Alex Garland’s new science-fiction film Annihilation, immediately before embarking on a dark and mysterious mission. Lena, played by the fiercely committed Natalie Portman, is one of five women heading

Ch-ch-changes

Aaaand now that song will be in my head all day. It’s been a productive morning at work – I checked all my facebook groups, had a peppermint mocha, and plucked my eyebrows. My definition of “productive,”

If you see a girl driving around crying, it’s probably me.

Well, if you live in Denver, that is. I mean, I’m not driving around DC or anything (as much as I wish I was, sometimes). And I”m mostly ok, but then sometimes a song comes on that