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August 28, 2008

>Goody, Goody Two Shoes

>When I think of the terms “kiss ass,” “suck-up,” or “brown noser,” one name comes to mind: Sallie Holmes. She was the girl with the platinum blond pageboy and the…

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August 27, 2008

>Miss Manners

> “I don’t know how your daughter is at home,” the elderly man said as he passed me at the soccer game, “but she sure was a sweet girl at…

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August 26, 2008

>BFF

>A few months ago, I was at the YMCA (aside: So many posts lately revolve around the Y that I really should rename this blog YMCA Turmoil. Seriously, though, half…

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August 25, 2008

>Fool Me Twice

>Months ago, Punky had a friend over– a “friend” who was the shameless carrier of a wretchedly phlegmy head cold. A “friend” who coughed her wretchedly phlegmy germs on every…

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August 24, 2008

>There Were Never Such Devoted Sisters

> Last night marked my stepdaughters’ first soccer game of the season. It was great seeing them out on the field together. At the same time, it’s hard to believe…

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August 23, 2008

>Weekend Reads

>Hey look! I’m in Cookie Magazine! The topic is one that sort of infuriates me, since that scenario in which one of our children is mocked by their friends over…