Monthly Archives: July 2010

We are Not Country Club People

I love going to my dad and stepmom’s country club.  They have awesome events from seasonal wine tastings to summer volleyball to Sunday barbeques.  The thing is, we don’t fit in.  We don’t have money and it shows.  We drive … Continue reading

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The Blog Days of Summer

I can hear Odie in the kitchen, stacking dishes in the dishwasher.  And it’s making me HOT. Not that I’m not already hot.  It’s over a hundred degrees today here in Southern California.  We live in a rental house that … Continue reading

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