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Memories: Why I Can’t Love Mothers Day

I’m going to come right out and say it – Mothers Day is not my favorite holiday.  It has absolutely nothing to do with the holiday itself, and I don’t resent anyone else enjoying it. It’s just hard for me.  Sorry, Mothers’ Day, it’s not you, it’s me and my insanely powerful memory. I remember the birth dates of most of my fifth grade classmates.  Don’t ask me why; I don’t know.  They just stick.  I call it the Ken Jennings gene, and I’ve got it bad.  I remember the… Read more Memories: Why I Can’t Love Mothers Day

It Takes a Heartland

Those of you who have ever played a board game with me will not be surprised to hear that I’m a little bit, um how do you say it, oh yes . . . Competitive.  I don’t like to win, I live to win.  It’s usually  just the winning I want, not the reward.  I would have been a good cat, going for the kill and giving away the prize.  Sigh . . . I’m odd. I know.  I’m not so much an overachiever as the owner of a  twisted… Read more It Takes a Heartland