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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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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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Too close for comfort

Too close for comfort

“Hilary, there are flowers for you here,” my office’s receptionist sung into the phone as she called me from our other location, which is about half a mile from where I work.    “Flowers?  For me? There? That is so strange.  Who are they from?” I asked.   “I don’t know.  Come over and find out,” she happily answered.   “Alright,” I replied as I grabbed my car keys.  “I will come over.”  But, before I left my office I…

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Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee

With not so much as a glance at my husband, Marc, or my cat, Alex, I rushed into the house and made a mad dash for the freezer to grab some ice cubes. “I’ll call you back,” Marc quickly said into the phone. “Something is wrong.” . “I got stung by a bee on my way home,” I tell Marc as he flew into the kitchen. . “Aren’t you allergic?” He asked. . “Yes,” I say as I show him…

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Some days, maybe you should just stay in bed…

Some days, maybe you should just stay in bed…

Seriously, it has been a rough couple of weeks. Between work, construction at the house, Alex, our cat’s tail amputation, and a revolving door of house guests, I don’t know if I am coming or going anymore. I am beyond the point of exhausted. But, as we all know, life doesn’t stop if you are tired, and there is no rest for the wicked.   At 5:00 in the morning, as my husband, Marc did some stretches in the living…

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