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What Life Is Really Like for the Average America Family

The Worst Had Happened

The Worst Had Happened

“When you stand, I don’t want you to put more than 50% of your weight on your left leg.” George, my way-too-cute, way-too-young, physical therapist said as he bent down,…Read more
The Night of the Boiled Okra Horror

The Night of the Boiled Okra Horror

Growing up, I avoided inviting friends home for dinner. Too embarrassing. But, that did not stop my mother. She would push, “Honey, why don’t you have your little friend join us for dinner?” She’d say it in front of them. And I’d die… because I knew how dinner would go. Because it always went the same. She’d serve steak, baked potatoes and a vegetable. And, the conversation… no matter how it went, always bit me in the ass. … Read more

Rats: The Ultimate Status Symbol?

Rats: The Ultimate Status Symbol?

“Gramma, why do you have so many rats in your house?” Barrett’s voice echoed through the crowded halls of Amenity Hall, the prestigious private school he attended. I froze, horrified,…Read more
How To Become Memorable At Work

How To Become Memorable At Work

My First Board Meeting Tuesday, January 18, 10: 50 a.m. 7th Floor - Corporate Board Room Fort Worth Star Telegram “Hi. I’m Kathy Smith. Here for the 11:00 a.m. Board…Read more
Revenge of the Dirty Diaper

Revenge of the Dirty Diaper

“I can’t do it.” Henry said with a gag. His hand pinched his nose shut. “I’m trying.” His body convulsed. “I really am. I just can’t do it.” His body…Read more