Tag Archives: Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to my lovely editor and all the mothers in this wonderful community. I’m going to close comments here. If you have some time, visit one of those special women.

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One-Liner Wednesday – Gender Bias

“Why are you giving me all the girl jobs?” Faith was paraphrasing Angelina Jolie’s character (“why do I get the girl gun?”) in one of our favorite movies, “Mr. & Mrs. Smith.” No offense intended to women, girls or planting … Continue reading

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Lonesome Whistle

Last year, National Train Day fell on Mother’s Day in the United States. It made for a pretty difficult decision. In the end, I did the right thing. I wrote about trains. I say that I did the right thing … Continue reading

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A Train A Train A Train A Train

Would you, could you on a train? If you have kids, had kids or have been a kid at any point since 1960, you probably recognize the title and the first sentence as being from “Green Eggs and Ham” by … Continue reading

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