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Trifecta: Week Forty  DINOSAUR    3: one that is impractically large, out-of-date, or obsolete Thought I’d give it a try again….in 33 words, short and bittersweet…   “Well duh, mother. ” “Oh my Gawd, are you ser-i-ous?” “I can’t believe you don’t … Continue reading

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Grandma one-upped me…again

Grandma came to visit. This would be my mother. The baseball game and JCPenney-coupon-using  mother/Grandma. We have a somewhat typical mother-daughter love-hate relationship.  When it’s good, it’s pretty good, but when it bad….I am of the opinion that she tries too … Continue reading

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What “I can’t want to” means

Just in case the grammatical incorrectness of my blog name confuses you, here is the origin of the saying.  Let me give an example (or several).  My four-year old is the phrase-ologist.   He uses it as his standard, go-to answer for a myriad of … Continue reading

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