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The Skeleton in Barbie’s Closet

The Skeleton in Barbie’s Closet

Barbie has a skeleton in her closet and it isn’t in the closet in her mega-mansion. I suppose that many a little girl of certain time periods were coerced, cajoled, or even praised for her femininity. My mother desperately wanted me to be a girly-girl. No surprise, I was a tomboy. However, I was a girly tomboy who didn’t like dolls. She thought I “should” play with dolls. I can’t tell you…

She-Story

She-Story

She-story was the product of a writing retreat I went to this past weekend. It became a sort of code for this is really my story/event/me and kind of fun thing to say to each other. It was a way saying I get you albeit with more lightness and levity. But the more I thought about she-story, the more profound it became in my mind. It turned into a deeper connection to…

The Cake Never Arrived

The Cake Never Arrived

I won’t name any names with this story, but it’s about a wedding and the missing wedding cake. Once upon a time, there was a girl who really, really wanted the guy. They had an on-again, off-again relationship, but finally came to terms and decided to live together. Eventually, they married. There were some in the kingdom who rejoiced with news of this reunion and others who remained stoic. However, as time…

A Quick “Rock” Conversation

A Quick “Rock” Conversation

I like crystals. I think they’re pretty, enjoy collecting them, and learning about their “properties.” I’m curious. Chief is skeptical. Sometimes I give them to him when he’s feeling super stressed or things are overwhelming, even for an optimist like him. He’s type A and he hides his stress and overwhelm very well. He also gives everyone the benefit of the doubt except for himself. He’s a man with a calm exterior…

Who let the dogs out? Pregnant me, that’s who.

I’ve written about this before, but was forced to rethink the story. Why? We went over to this particular friend’s house for dinner in January and I noticed the dog door–as in really looked at it and the logistics. I took some less than stellar pics as an afterthought. You can see them below to get a better grasp at the dimensions. For reference, I’m 5’6″ and I was very flexible. When…

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