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Spanakopita, Operation Varsity Blues, Beach

Day two without my phone and I’m acutely feeling its loss.  People glued to their devices get a bad rap, the assumption being they are constantly refreshing social media feeds and not doing something ‘important.’  I’m guilty of the mindless scrolling … Continue reading

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Weather win

Not even a fortnight ago snow was on the ground and a winter weather advisory.  Fast forward a week and a half and the playgrounds are filled to capacity with kids who don’t need jackets.  Welcome to Memphis. We’ve made … Continue reading

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The waiting game

This marks the second [and hopefully last] occasion I’ve had strep throat as an adult.  I can’t remember ever having it as a child though I probably did.  Adam and I both caught it within days of each other.  Suffice … Continue reading

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Grab beer, inflate slide, make exit

Yet another night of insomnia.  At this point I’ve become quasi-nocturnal.  ‘Quasi’ because one can only sleep so much during the day with two children.  Slumber is overrated. Does anyone else remember Steven Slater?  Four years ago Mister Slater found … Continue reading

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