Melodrama

February 7, 2020

“Welcome to the mud room,” the Air Fryer said to the Instant Pot. “I saw you sitting there in your box on the kitchen floor for weeks after the holidays, and I’ve been wondering when you would get released.” “Here I am,” said the IP. “Fresh and new are rarin’ to go!” “Yeah, good luck with ...

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Do you think that books have abandonment issues? Do they feel discarded, rejected, forsaken. Of course, they don’t. But then why do so many of us act like they do? If you are anything like me, then you find it difficult to walk away from a book, even when you are not enjoying it ...

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Yup. Still relevant. My kids and I play a little game where we look for clues to prove that a piece of our past lives still has relevance today.   My son--as an actor--and I--as a Chair of the Lobby Committee--were members of the Summit High School Mary Poppins Facebook page. Mary Poppins was ...

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Today in Summit, I could not find a parking spot. Shocking, right? I was late for book group.  We were trying out Serra, the new Portuguese restaurant that opened at the site of the old Randazzo’s, and with each right and left turn I was getting further and further away from my ...

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There were plenty of peeing jokes.  You know, like when Joey and Chandler have to urinate on Monica after she gets stung by a jellyfish. My son, who is studying this semester in Barcelona, sent a photo of his swollen arm right after he got stung by one last week while swimming in the ...

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It's the excitement that a new notebook brings, and the smell of crayons, even though most of the people I know are well past the Crayola stage. New beginnings and possibilities. It's in the air... can you feel it? It doesn't matter if you have a first-time preschooler, a high schooler, ...

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Everyone has a few favorite places to go in Summit.  My favorite places engage the senses. Sight The Library.  When I need to get away, I go no further than the second floor of the Summit Public Library where I can visit with my favorite authors and explore new ones.  Rows and rows of ...

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Simba potty trained my daughter. When Simba was a baby, so was my oldest. The Lion King was the first movie-theatre movie she attended.  She was so young; my husband and I probably enjoyed it more than she did.  “Hakuna Matata” soon became our mantra, singing it part of our bedtime ...

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