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Hey, I'm Annie.

I tend to pen posts about my active preschooler (aka EK),  nerdy husband (aka Mr. Swirley) and mom (aka Ardie Ho-Ho), who, incidentally, dedicates much of her time to making me want to punch myself in the face.  I also enjoy writing about anything that strikes me as odd or total BS. Oh, and the 1987 HIT, Overboard.

Pre-ChicagoNow (2010-2012) stuff can be found here.

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Feel free to email me at swirleytime@gmail.com.


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    Annie Swingen

    Chicago-based hyperbole enthusiast. Mom to a kid and sometimes my mom. Overboard (1987) obsessed weirdo. I like the funnies in life.

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