Tag Archives: Working For The Weekend

Merde to All the Exams!

‘Tis the season: I’ve been wearing the same sweats for going on 10 days now. My nails are bitten down to the quick and there is an enormous spot on my chin that I can’t stop picking at. I’ve cried … Continue reading

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Whoa There, Cupid!

Sorry I haven’t been keeping up with the blog! Promise to try harder! Currently, I’m in a state of slight crisis (is this surprising to anyone?). Basically, here’s the storm of struggles in my life: 1. Spelling. I am trying … Continue reading

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Adventures in a Clown Car

“Errr, ummm stay on the left! Your left! The other left! Left! Left! Left!” I shrieked in horror as I realized I’d entered a roundabout going the wrong way. Upon accepting that it was to late to do anything but … Continue reading

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Just Us Barnyard Rejects Here….

Some people make farm stuff look easy. They hop over a gate effortlessly or toss a pitchfork full of straw across the barn like they are gently lobbing a wiffle ball (linked here as it was brought to my attention … Continue reading

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Ding Dong Merrily On High!

This Christmas, I had the pleasure of watching my 4-year-old nephew tear through wrapping paper the way T-Rex tore through the goat onĀ  Jurassic Park. Then, my family and I drove to Steamboat Springs, Colorado where we got to share … Continue reading

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Lend Me Your Lads!

… “Orlando Bloom in Pirates of the Caribbean? Or Orlando Bloom as Legolas? It makes a difference,” Julie stipulated. “Seriously! Aragorn, Lord of the Rings – Google it,” Ni demanded. “What about Hugh Jackman?” Anne offered, trying to bring some … Continue reading

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Anyone Got a Xanax to Share?

Nerd confession: My favorite piece of anatomy is a batch of tendons that connect the papillary muscles to the tricuspid and bicuspid valves in the heart called the chordae tendinae, or heart strings. Their job is very important, essentially to … Continue reading

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Mission Tumor Chop

Just over a week ago, I took Huckleberry Hound and Peek-a-Boo Kitty into the clinic where I work for their annual wellness exams. They were excited to meet the doctors and techs I had told them so much about and … Continue reading

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Commitment

Commitment. Who just broke out in a cold sweat? Commitment. *Shiver* Yeah, it creeps me out too… obviously. #Single. Still, I think we all get to certain points in our lives when we have to answer a question with “yes” … Continue reading

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Eh, It Worked For Me

I’ve taken on a few difficult writing assignments in my day. Military awards, an awkward article about my experience speed dating, my Father’s eulogy – stuff that really is not easy to explain in words. Still, the most difficult writing … Continue reading

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