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8 reasons why my husband may never let me plan another vacation

Well, we made it back from our Balkans road trip with a bag of souvenirs and a case of campylobacter. If you aren’t familiar with the latter, consider yourself lucky. However, this got me thinking that maybe, just maybe, I shouldn’t be in charge of planning our vacations. Why?  I’ll give you eight reasons. 1. I... Read more »

7 reasons why I'm going back to Cali

I’m sitting at my desk, sweating like an Irishman at the crossroads, and  listening to some LL Cool J. Aside from from loving cool James, do you know what I adore? Air conditioning. And non-crusty skin under my nose. Oh, and the ocean. It was radio silence over at Swirleytime this past week because we... Read more »

Business trips are a welcome break from my kid

I am on a business trip today and it’s glorious. I know parents aren’t supposed to outwardly say that they love being away from their kids, but man, this the freaking best. Why? 1. I work from home, which I realize is a pretty sweet gig. That said, I spend my mornings pushing a kid... Read more »
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