Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Men Are Like Unicorns

In the movie Footloose, filmed here, in Utah, the question “Where have all the good men gone?” was posed. Yesterday, my neighbor asked me the same question. “They don’t exist. They are like unicorns,” I explained. “I’m beginning to think that’s … Continue reading

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Leaning in and Pulling Up

Sheryl Sandberg teaches women to Lean In. Take a seat at the table. Contribute. She also speaks about mentors. In her book, Lean In, she writes “Don’t Ask Anyone to be Your Mentor.” Rather than asking for a mentor, she advises women to ask … Continue reading

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I’m Definitely NOT Carrie Bradshaw

Boy Interrupted-Retro Relationship In this episode of Sex and the City, Carrie asks, “When it comes to matters of the heart, did we have it right in high school?” NO. At least, I did not have it right in high school. As … Continue reading

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A Mormon Mom-versation

My mother is the youngest of five children. Her older brother, Lawrence, an interior designer, introduced the family to an artist, Florence Ware. All five children and her parents owned at least one Florence Ware piece. Mother, however, loved a … Continue reading

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Why We Can’t Have Nice Things #2, 312

This is my bed. It is also the dogs’ bed. A few weeks ago, I discovered a giant hole in the purple top sheet. Someone, featured in this photo, may have been scratching his way to China. So, now, NOTHING … Continue reading

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A Mom-versation about Men, Modesty and Meds

My ringtone is the theme song from Newsroom. Looking at caller ID, I saw “Mom Cell.” ME:  Hello, Mother. MOM:  I missed talking to you yesterday. To make up for lost time, we speak at least once a day. ME: I’m sorry. … Continue reading

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