Flavorless Rebellion

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A young girl isn’t having too much fun at church so she decides to rebel (or at least her version of rebellion). [ Read More ]

What Kept Me Smiling

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At elementary school, I told my friend that if she wants to get her hair straight, she needs to soak her hair in hot water and go to bed without drying the hair. [ Read More ]

The Swim Race [VIDEO]

Sandi Marx tells the hilarious story of a swim race that she didn’t quite feel ready for. She may have lost but her daughters being there made her a winner. [ Read More ]

Free Box

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At their so-called “garage sale,” my sons put all of the “junk” they wanted to get rid of in a carton that they marked “Free Box.” [ Read More ]

Good Boy [VIDEO]

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Zach wanted to be like the bad kids.  But he didn’t want it that bad. [ Read More ]

Bat Snow Man

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This photo is of my grandson’s very own Bat Snow Man. This was taken 6 years ago. This is just one of the proofs that Christmas time is Batman time. [ Read More ]

First Day of School

Back in the early ’90’s we were a young family of five. Our three children were raised on Sesame Street and Disney VHS tapes. As time passed our oldest child, Zachary, finally was ready to go to kindergarten. [ Read More ]

When Math Meets History Meets… The Field Trip Chaperone

When I was in third grade my class went on a bunch of field trips. Honestly, I’m not sure how they were justified. For example, we were studying the rainforest and so we went to The Rainforest Café. [ Read More ]

Lady With The Magic Hands

farmers market

Last year, my husband and I had a bakery that sold heart healthy dessert breads like pumpkin bread, zucchini bread, sweet potato bread and banana bread, to name a few. [ Read More ]

Relieveo

Back in the 40’s, on the west side of Chicago, us teenagers played “Relieveo,” a team version of hide-and-seek, and this usually included my friend, Jerry. [ Read More ]