Monthly Archives: September 2012

Trippy Hippie Party – Photo Essay

Owrrrr! Can you dig it? My hubby, George, turned 60 in July. Our daughter ‘Lily’ and her husband threw him a big old honkin’ party with a hippie theme. The ‘cool’ people wore funky threads, man.  Generations of hip relatives … Continue reading

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Survivors – Parenting Plights & Delights

One look at the gorgeous tiki hut below makes me think of a tropical paradise. Peaceful, relaxing, a place to hang loose. Can you believe this is someone’s back yard in a suburb of Los Angeles? What a perfect setup … Continue reading

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Little Mimics – Parenting Plights & Delights

Some kids get in trouble if they utter the dreaded ‘S’ word. Parents, you know what I’m talking about, and big, bad me, I’m going to say it right here in this post, so if your kids are looking over … Continue reading

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Summer is Slippin’ Slidin’ Away – Parenting Plights & Delights

“Summer should get a speeding ticket.” ~ Author Unknown Spring and summer are my favorite seasons. My kids are grown, and I don’t have to deal with hectic school mornings anymore, but every year at this time I pause to … Continue reading

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60 Years After Eloping – Parenting Plights & Delights

Sixty years ago in July, my parents got married. She was 16. He was 19. She lived in Morningside and he lived in Shadyside. Both areas are part of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mom’s wicked step-mother slapped her, so she eloped with my … Continue reading

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