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You say it’s your birthday – It’s my birthday too, yeah

You say it’s your birthday – It’s my birthday too, yeah

“So, my sister-in-law just turned forty,” my co-worker told me as she walked into my office a couple of weeks ago, “and ever since, she has nothing but complaints.”   “What do you mean?” I asked.   “Well, first she started that she can’t sleep through the night anymore.  Then she started saying that her back and neck were bothering her when she woke up.  And her latest? She is having a difficult time getting up from the couch, because…

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Road Rage

Road Rage

At the red light, at the exit of my office’s parking lot, I slowly edged out a little bit, trying to see if I could make a right turn onto the main road.   The road was packed with bumper to bumper traffic.  I made eye contact with the driver who was stuck where my traffic light was.  He was unable to clear it due to the congestion.  I didn’t expect the driver to be gracious and let me pass.  …

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Brown Eyed Girl

Brown Eyed Girl

“Ok, Hilary, I will email you the link for you to post your discounted ad,” my Monster representative told me on the phone.  “If you have any questions, just call me back, and I will walk you through anything you need.”   As I said thanks and goodbye, I received her email.  I clicked the link, and was able to quickly paste in my help wanted advertisement.  I swiftly navigated through the subsequent screens, and put in my discount code. …

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The price we have to pay

The price we have to pay

The things that happen at my house….   As I came home from work, I found my husband, Marc, sitting in the den with our cat, Alex, on his lap.  After Marc greeted me with a big hello, this conversation occurred:   “Alex” – Hey mommy!   Me:  (as I started walking over to them) – Hey Alex!   I missed you, Buddy!   “Alex” – Mommy, don’t give me any kisses.    Me: I have to.  I missed you!  …

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Hate Love Relationship

Hate Love Relationship

“Oh my God, you have to try these olives,” I said to my husband, Marc, as we sat in the new Portuguese restaurant by my house for the very first time. . “What?  You are kidding, right?” Marc asked me while looking at me as if I lost my mind.  “You know I hate olives.” . “I know, but these are amazing!  You are going to love them!” . “No… I…. won’t,” Marc replied slowly and deliberately.  “I hate olives.”…

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