Catchy commercials

One of my many quirks is that I secretly love certain commercials. I mean, there are times when we’re watching TV and will mute through all the commercials, but sometimes I can be mesmerized by a silly commercial! Catchy jingles, funny story lines, I eat it up. For example, I don’t remember what phone company…

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10:30 in the PM

What will you be doing at 10:30pm tonight? Probably getting ready for bed, or in bed sleeping already … Not us. Because the stupid people who make our soccer schedule have us playing a 52-minute game at 10:30pm!!! WTF? Crossing fingers that our whole team shows up because that would be some fine dedication. Not…

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Celebrity Sighting

Raise your hand if you know who this is! Friday night (Halloween), we were eating at Limoncello in the North End (Boston) with MamaFashion, who was there on business. In walks Frankie Avalon to sit at the table next to us! Even though I knew of the name Frankie Avalon, I couldn’t really tell you…

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Business Tripping

The next few weeks will be dotted with nothing but business trips for both J and I. Tomorrow I head to the great city of Boston (that was meant to have some sarcasm) to cover a conference on pediatrics. I’m not happy that my trip to Beantown once again coincides with the baseball craziness, as…

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J has a protege

Oooh, that rhymed. Well anyways, J’s childhood friend, theBuddha, had a baby yesterday. On J’s bday (remember?). We’re still in shock by this, but, his friend and girlfriend decided to carry on J’s name since the little guy was born on the 6th. So I present to you Cody Justin, all 8 lbs, 9 oz…

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Leaf Peepin’

We became leaf peepers this weekend, the term New Englanders use for those who swarm to the Northeast during the fall. We hiked Mt. Tecumseh in Waterville Valley, the lowest of the 4,000-footers in the state. There are 48 on the official list to enter the higherpointer club in NH; this made 8 for us.…

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Go farmers!

J is one my most faithful readers of the blog and he has been asking me to do my post on Farm Aid ever since we got home at 3am Sunday morning. So here goes. Farmers are outstanding in their field. No really, people, they are. So support them. (PS SILAdventure, I got about 8…

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7 years

I can’t believe it’s been 7 years since the Sept. 11 attacks. I was living in Phoenix at the time and getting ready for work. SmokinHotRoommate came out of her room and said we needed to turn on the TV because a plane just hit a building in NYC. What? What a freakish accident, I…

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