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Empty-Nest Confession #6

Since Naomi moved out, I’ve made a shocking discovery! After years of blaming her — it turns out I’m the culprit who squeezes the tube of toothpaste from the top!

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Empty-Nest Confession #4

Since my daughter moved out, I’ve been “working like a dog.” Barking. Whining. Licking the floor. Pissing on the neighbours’ lawns. Why did I let our dog Nellie move out too?

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Empty-Nest Confession #3

A strange silence seeped into the house after my daughter moved out. How I missed the pitter-patter of her “THUD THUD” footsteps late at night.

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Empty-Nest Confession #2

Life lacked purpose when my daughter moved out. So I posted this ad on Craigslist. Empty-Nest Mom with Exceptional Nagging Skills Do you have children living at home who never put away their toys? Do they always leave dirty dishes in … Continue reading

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Empty-Nest Confession #1

Nothing was the same when my daughter Naomi moved out. I unwittingly switched brands of toothpaste. Weeks went by before noticing it was Preparation H.

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Ode to Mothers

Mothers are a special sort loving is their favourite sport they kiss your boo-boos, wipe your tears they clean your room and clean your ears they pack you lunches and bake you treats they watch your life from front row … Continue reading

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Somewhere In The Rainbow: Memorial Service for Pioneering Professor Robert Martin on April 16, 2012

1941-2012 Professor Robert K. Martin recently passed away from complications arising from Parkinson’s disease, but he will be remembered as a courageous scholar and groundbreaking pioneer in the field of Gay and Lesbian Studies. The Memorial Service takes place Monday, … Continue reading

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Somewhere In The Rainbow

My Mama August 30, 1943 — March 14, 2012

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Ode to Mothers

Mothers are a special sort loving is their favourite sport they kiss your boo-boos, wipe your tears they clean your room and clean your ears they pack you lunches and bake you treats they watch your life from front row … Continue reading

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