Tag Archives: Pittsburgh

You’ll Be a Man Before Your Mother

I never thought that I’d have to preface a post with a disclaimer regarding how it’s not a post about gender identity. It’s not. The expression in the title is what my father used to tell me as he dealt … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Riverside Park Boathouse

As I was researching the story behind today’s doors, I discovered more about the common thread between my adopted city and my home town. So, in addition to doors, today I am writing about the special relationship a city has … Continue reading

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It’s Opening Day Mom

I am not a nut-job crazy sports fan. Despite the fact that I am often wearing a Pirates shirt, or some other bit of team gear; I’m really not a crazy fan. I played very little in the way of … Continue reading

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Considering Attachments

“Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: attach/attachment. It can be about love or anything else!” I’m going to approach this from the “anything else” angle. Not that I have anything against love, I’m all for love, but … Continue reading

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Empty Tables – Because We Can

One of the emerging family traditions in our house is for my daughter and I to play a board game when she is visiting for a holiday. A couple of years ago, I got lucky and found the “Pittsburgh Edition” … Continue reading

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Running a Little Late

It’s official. I just changed the title of my Christmas post notes in Evernote from “Christmas Post 2014” to “Christmas Post 2015.” I was working on a nice post, but you’ll have to take my word for that. I wanted … Continue reading

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I Can Explain

I had planned to write at least one post during Linda’s absence from the Stream of Consciousness Saturday promptmaster role. I wanted to show some appreciation for the wonderful volunteers who filled in for her. But… There really isn’t a … Continue reading

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