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Year in review

Tweet Well, it’s here, the last day of 2015.  And what a year it’s been. Here’s some highlights of 2015 for the Burns family: JANUARY: Moved my dad from Minnesota to Wisconsin FEBRUARY: Dan received a call from St. Paul’s … Continue reading

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All is calm

Tweet When I worked at the library I worked 40 hours a week, and was off every weekend.  I enjoyed my job, I liked being off on the weekends.  I had time to enjoy with my kids and my husband. … Continue reading

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Closing a book

Tweet Today is my last day as Children’s Librarian at Marion Public Library.  This is the part that makes me sad. When we moved here almost seven years ago, the library was the first place I visited.  I stopped in … Continue reading

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I like my body just the way it is.

Tweet Oh, Kim Kardashian.  How I wish you’d disappear. As if it isn’t hard enough to be a woman these days, with all the images of “the most beautiful people” and “how to lose 20 pounds” and “you can get … Continue reading

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CHEW WITH YOUR MOUTH CLOSED

Tweet Everyone has a few pet peeves in life.  Little things like bad grammar, having more than 20 items in the express lane, or wearing socks with sandals.  They’re pet peeves, little things that annoy you. My pet peeve probably … Continue reading

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If I could wave a magic wand…

Tweet I would put my Pinterest clothes into my real closet.   Anybody else ready for fall clothes?  I am!   And scarves.  I miss my scarves.   The maxi skirt is the best invention EVER.  You look like you … Continue reading

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Bedroom Voice

Tweet I used to ROCK OUT to this song in elementary school. I had the 45 record and would play it all day long. I knew every word. I laugh, thinking about it now, because of this line: He tells … Continue reading

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My letter to the editor of People magazine

Tweet Well. If I hadn’t already decided to let my People subscription expire, now I sure would. Looking through your Beautiful People issue made me angry and sad, all at the same time.  Is this what we in America are … Continue reading

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Isn’t it ironic

Tweet I got this email sent to my work Twitter account this morning:   Um, yeah. Pretty sure I know her. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Bring on the show tunes

Tweet I’ve been hearing a lot of chatter on Facebook and Twitter lately about Moms who are so tired of this song: I’M NOT ONE OF THOSE MOMS. I’ve always loved a good movie song. I’m known to belt them … Continue reading

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