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Here’s hoping the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree

I’m home in Alabama this week visiting my family. It sure has been great seeing them, hanging out, going to see my siblings and eating some great southern grub. I think it’s been six months since I’ve been home and … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – Grandparents and technology

Hey guys.IT’S FRIDAY!!!!! WOO HOO!!!! While you’re reading this – I’m in the skies flying home to Alabama for a few days to see my family. Here’s a Friday funny for you. Grandparents and technology. Enjoy!

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Taking a sabbatical from the mundane

A sabbatical is taking a period of time–usually anywhere from a couple of months to a year–away from your normal routine. It’s a time to immerse yourself in a different environment, try new things, reassess your priorities, and look at … Continue reading

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Love – It’s all the matters in the end

One of my favorite movies is Moulin Rouge and one of the lines from the movie says, “The greatest thing in all the world is to love and be loved in return.” I love that line. It’s so true. A few … Continue reading

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NFL’s new cheerleader Grandma is smoking hot!

Move over Betty White, make room for Susie Sanchez! The Oakland Raiders have hired Sanchez, who’s a Grandma, to their cheerleading roster for 2011-12 NFL football season (that is, if we have a 2011-2012 football season). While Susie is technically a Grandma, … Continue reading

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Reality TV and other Guilty Pleasures (Vol. II)

Sometimes I just want forget about the whole caregiving thing – be it parents, children, and even my business. I often just need to escape from bills, social media and everything else. What I’d rather do for just one day … Continue reading

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Is your parent a constant complainer?

So you’ve taken your mom to the doctor and she’s upset with you because the doctor’s office was cold. You’ve helped your dad with the yard and he’s annoyed that you didn’t mow the grass in the right pattern. Why do … Continue reading

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