Contrary Mom’s Favorite Things #sayitlikeoprah Part II
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Contrary Mom’s Favorite Things #sayitlikeoprah Part II

I would be a Buddhist if I wasn’t so darn materialistic sometimes. My mom bought Chris and me a chest freezer for Christmas one year and I was excessively overjoyed. That day I told my mom, with tears in my eyes, that the extra cold storage “completed me.” I can’t help it, stuff is wonderful.  … Continue reading

Happy Anniversary
Chortle Portal / Confessional

Happy Anniversary

Deep thought by my husband, Chris:  “Flowers are just like really slow-moving fireworks.”  Whoa.  Yeah they are. Chris’ random deep thought had me picturing the flowers in the movie Adaptaion (2002).  At the film’s close, a camera is fixed on a Los Angeles street in the morning.  Yellow flowers open and shut in the foreground as seven days are shown passing.  In the background … Continue reading