Category Archives: Slices O’ Life


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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Bundles, Weasels and Words

“He’s just so damn … weasely!”  My co-worker’s grimace made it look like he’d just bitten into a lemon. Or maybe leftovers that had been in the fridge long enough to have a fuzzy green undercoat. “Hey!” I yelped before … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (A Semi-Writing Update)

Happy Tuesday, friends and fellow writers. It has been a while since I’ve updated on what’s going on in my writerly world, so I figure I’m due. The Good 1. I am thrilled (that’s the professional way to put it. … Continue reading

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Spring Break, Part 2

This is Part 2 of last week’s Spring Break fiasco. If you missed part 1, please go here or scroll on down to the first post before continuing. “Ummm … I wanted to see the beach?” It came out as … Continue reading

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Spring Break

For many, those words probably conjure up thoughts of “Girls Gone Wild” videos and piles of students descending on Florida in bikinis, tank tops and flip flops. These days, what Spring Break means to me is a few days off work. That’s … Continue reading

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For Deb and Bill

One of the many things I love about my parents is the wonderful people they’ve brought into my life over the years. Two of those people are Deb and Bill. Years ago, Deb worked with my father. When he opened … Continue reading

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Tunnelton, Granddad and Peace

I have been wanting to write about my grandfather’s funeral for a few weeks now. One of the reasons I hadn’t up until now was, of course, the demise of my former computer and with it my ability to write … Continue reading

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