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Superlative Slang Slam

The First: It’s the middle of December and it’s dead warm. Me: It’s mad dead warm. The Husband: It’s mad dead G* warm. Me: It’s mad dead G beast crazy sick warm. (prolonged stunned silence) Me: Go on with my bad self! The First: Don’t ever. Do that again. *for the uninitiated, “G” is short […]

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Boy House Rules

One of the Maker’s self-portraits In 2003 my house was insane. Our boys were 7, 5, and 3. Loud, dirty, and broken was the theme in our little suburban casa. One day after some routine parenting repeating something for the eight thousandth time, I realized I was becoming a rulebot. I began to form this […]

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