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    Breaking The Period Taboo

    Pic Source That’s right.  I’m going there.   Aunt Flow. Crimson Tide. The Curse. Period.   Call it what you will;  it is an inevitable rite of passage to womanhood. It’s also a topic that as my friend and I once put it, the sort of thing that makes you plug yours ears and sing, la la la la la la, until the person stopped the torture.   I don’t know to many women in my life who have felt comfortable talking about the very thing that turns us into a woman, let alone tell their story of the first time they received their period, until I recently read a…

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    I Did The Splits…Literally

    I just wanted to tell everyone that I did the splits first thing in the morning. Yep.  At 31 years of age, I did the splits.   Feeling a bit nostalgic that morning, I slid my battered duck slippers onto my very cold feet. From there, I cruised through the house, completing my usual routine; brush teeth, pull back hair, begrudgingly walk down the stairs, rubbing my eyes, wishing I was asleep in my warm bed. Making it downstairs safely, I opened the baby gate, and took one step onto the lament hardwood floor. This very ordinary motion prompted my slipper to react with my floor as if it were…

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    Bubba 0 | Karma 1 | The Blair Witch In Texas

    My husband’s high school friend, Terry, came to visit last week, and while I don’t often write about my husband, (the one pictured to the right is my husband, Bubba) I feel I have to retell a story they shared with me, that had me laughing until my face turned red. In fact, I think this story deserves to be told.  It’s not doing any good wasting away in their heads.  Haha. I hope it at least puts a smile on your face!    The Blair Witch In Texas Bubba, Terry, and Josh were the ripe age of sixteen when they decided to camp on a piece of land owned…