Category Archives: Mom-Friends

An Actual Conversation: Awkward Silence

There is a teacher at our elementary school who is really difficult to have a conversation with.  He is a great teacher:  creative, does his own thing, and really awesome with the kids, and one of the few male teachers … Continue reading

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Goddess in the Nutella Kitchen (Of course it’s not me)

My friend, Lisa and I were on the Steering committee for a Mother’s group for several years.  We would take turns bringing in food for the meetings, you know, bagels, juice, a Quiche from the grocery store, whatever.  Not Lisa. … Continue reading

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An Actual Conversation: Irish Brotherly Love

My friend Jane was watching her 6 year-old Irish nephew, Ian, earlier this week while the movers packed up his house.  He and his family moved to California on Thanksgiving.  I ran into them walking outside.  Jane and I chatted … Continue reading

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An Actual Conversation: The Irish F-Bomb

My friend Jane’s awesome sister moved here from Ireland last December and is moving to California this week.  She and her Irish husband have a brand new angel of a daughter and two adorable Irish little boys around Pumpkin Pie’s … Continue reading

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Cagney and Lacey

There have been a rash of burglaries in our neighborhood.  The economy is still in the toilet and when that happens, crime increases.  I get it.  Over the summer, the burglaries were happening every week and those of us in … Continue reading

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How do you know when to pull the goalie?

My young girlfriend, Olive requested I do a post on when you know it is the right time to have a baby.  It has been a while since I have considered such things and I now have the brain damage … Continue reading

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Old Mom Friends

I recently had lunch with an old girlfriend I hadn’t seen in a while.  Ok, to clarify, our friendship is old but like me, she is very young.  Molly and I used to run around whackadoodle like chickens without heads … Continue reading

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