Monthly Archives: May 2012

Hawleyville Late Spring Hiatus

Dear Friends, Lots going on in my little neck of the woods, including two major testing efforts at work on top of the same-old-same-old daily crazy, preparing for and giving a presentation at a local conference in early June, and … Continue reading

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Yo’ Momma (And Yo’ Momma Alone)

On Mother’s Day, we go out of our way to show our Mommas how loved they are and how much we appreciate all they’ve done and continue to do. Moms are caretakers, nurturers, drill sargeants, doctors, maids, teachers and spiritual … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Moment For Pet Parents: What We’d Tell Our Critters if We Could

You know those annoying people who think of their pets as children? The ones who joke that we should be able to claim our furry family members as dependents because dammit, vet bills are expensive? I’m one of them. I … Continue reading

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The other day, I looked out my office window and saw something that made my jaw drop. After a weeklong run of unseasonably warm, beautiful spring weather, Baltimore was shrouded in a cold and dreary day. We had been spoiled … Continue reading

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