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An E-Card for Hubs

Happy Birthday Hubs. I’m super glad you were born, and I met you, and that we have a son just like you. I’m thrilled that we get to play house 24/7, that you are my best friend, and that you almost always let me have my way. You are the most generous, patient, kind, smart,

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In Case I Die, You Can Eat Off My Floor

So my house is clean today. We are getting ready for vacation, and in case we die, and people have to come, and look through our house to find paperwork; prepare our things; find our funeral clothes, I had to clean. Really well. And it took all weekend. When my boys were young, I used

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Beware of the Frogs

My seventeen year old son Nic walked out to his car a couple of nights ago, and when he came back inside, he said the four words that make me want to head for the hills, or north of I-10; escape the burbs; abandon my comfy little house, and refill my Valium. Every-single-effing-year… The Formosans

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Rats & Trick or Treat?

So this morning I woke up and sniffed my way through my house. I remember that smell. The exterminator said that after the rats eat the poison, they will get very thirsty and leave my house to look for water. But what if they get lost… fall down a wall or something? Five or so

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Babies, Puppies & Rats

We have rats. I’ve been waking my husband up in the middle of the night for a few weeks now…. “Honey, I hear babies crying in the bathroom!” “Kelly, you are dreaming, go back to sleep.” “Really, I hear babies crying -or maybe it’s PUPPIES!” “Kelly, we don’t have any babies in the bathroom. Or

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