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Conversations of the New Bickersons

Conversations of the New Bickersons

In light of all of the horrible stories about abuse and volcanoes and terrorists, I thought I would entertain you with a series of conversations my husband and I recently had on a…

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I Miss My Thoughts the Most

I Miss My Thoughts the Most

My first message to God when I arrive in heaven is, “Menopause? Really? We curl up around heating pads once a month, we grow other human beings in our uterus, we push them…

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Five Reasons Holidays Stress Me Out

Five Reasons Holidays Stress Me Out

Holidays are supposed to be “free” days that you spend doing something wonderful, right? Well, not for me. I find myself terrified by past experiences where stereotypical female skills were expected of me…

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Laugh Me a Rivers

Laugh Me a Rivers

The news about Joan Rivers’ medically induced coma makes me sad.  Perhaps there is a part of me that hopes somebody, anybody, will outrun illness and death. That Betty White will be accepting an Emmy ten…

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Do I Still Have the Energy for a Feminism Reboot?

Do I Still Have the Energy for a Feminism Reboot?

I have been discouraged as of late by young girls who hate the word “feminism.” Apparently, when they hear that word they see their mothers and grandmothers burning bras, and it’s more than…

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Got the Menopausal Blues? Listen to this Bird!

Got the Menopausal Blues? Listen to this Bird!

I woke up after a night of sweating that a high school wrestler would envy, only to realize that I had gained several pounds. I got out of bed to get ready for work…

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