Tag Archives: humor

Don’t look! My participle is dangling!

There’s this syndrome I have come across time and again, called the Imposter Syndrome. I first heard about it when my husband was in graduate school. Recent graduates go through a phase of doubt and panic feeling they are out … Continue reading

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Misunderstood

When I write, or speak for that matter, I always assume I am understood. Unless there’s a reason to assume otherwise, I feel like the Great Communicator. Patting myself on the back here because there are so many things I … Continue reading

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Standing up for Aunt Netty

The food police are after me. Eat more kale. Desist the consuming of red meat. No more bacon, ham, or sausage. Hostess is out, gluten free is in. Help! Like Gandalf standing in front of the deli counter with staff … Continue reading

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My kind of Spa Day

My fifties have been a roll out of brand new physicians. And it has just dawned on me that I should attempt to make all of my appointments in one day. I will call this my Spa Day. I won’t … Continue reading

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chron·ic (of a problem) long-lasting and difficult to eradicate

Chronically late. That’s not me. Acutely early sounds more like it. In grade school, the one time I was late I was so late that everyone had gone inside by the time I reached the schoolyard. I thought it was … Continue reading

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