I Would Not Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

Dudes, the news is not good. On the cusp of tonight’s season finale of The Walking Dead, just prior to learning what terrible fate awaits Glen and Maggie (you know last week’s reunion was a wee too happy for that show) and what weird shit is going on at Terminus (because you know if somethingRead more…

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Missing Teeth, Losing Kids and an Ode to the Minivan

Usually here on Sundays I do a little Week in Review thing cleverly disguised as just another post. Really, I consider it a value-added day because not only do I usually tell a little story but I point out other posts I had written throughout the week that you might not have known existed, slippingRead more…

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Three is a Magic Number

For those keeping track, I locked the keys inside my shiny, white minivan rental Friday night, bringing the number of not-so-great things that have happened to me this month to a total of three (well, four if you count that whole Kelly Corrigan wild goose chase). So, as these types of things tend to happenRead more…

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That Time I Got Laid Off

The final story I worked on before I was laid off on Wednesday was an obituary and I don’t know what could have been more ironic since I’d been sitting Shiva for that job for about the last six months. It was similar to the end of my marriage, when I could see the writingRead more…

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The Basketball Diaries

Oddly enough, basketball has gotten in the way of my blog this week. No, I do not play basketball. I barely even understand the game, although I’ve had four kids play on travel teams and logged in quite a few hours sitting on bleachers over the years. Someone tried to explain what “full-court press” meantRead more…

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Amy’s Week in Review: Dec. 16-23 (YIKES!)

Here is the secret to staying calm around Christmas: plan a cocktail party five days before and invite 75 of your nearest and dearest. By the time it’s over — provided you have not had a heart attack at the prospect of all of those people standing in your usually messy kitchen — everything elseRead more…

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