The Chase

5:45. Lying in bed during one of those precious moments of in between, not asleep but not quite fully awake, I sensed a movement next to the bed.  As I began to get my bearings, I realized that it was none other than Jesse the Cat.  At 5:45 in the morning.  Full-on psycho mode, bounding …

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Our Mayor Wears a Dressing Gown

I had to work late tonight, our kitchen is a construction zone due to new countertops being installed, and I just didn't feel like making an effort.  In my book, that's what I call a trifecta: we were getting take out for dinner. After picking up our Subway sandwiches, I mentioned to the kids how although …

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The Valentine’s Day Roller Coaster

I hope everyone had a splendid Valentine's Day with their sweetie.  Or themselves, if you are lacking in the "sweetie" department. Whatever.  V-Day in the Hoover Household was business as usual for the most part, however, my day could be described as nothing short of a roller coaster ride! The Loop-the-loops and Peaks: In (my) big news.... The Stealing Drawer was republished on Sammiches and …

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