Monthly Archives: July 2013

Doing nothing…

Sometimes I don’t want to “do” anything.  I need a job that doesn’t require me to go to work.  Trophy wife? Drug lord, maybe?  I don’t really know what that job is, but if it’s out there I’d like it.  You … Continue reading

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Having words…

Tonight my family was watching Project Runway, and I heard one of the contestants talk about his “aesthetic.”  I started thinking about the language that comes with different jobs.  I’ve never been in a career that required use of the … Continue reading

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Cooking to survive…

My mom and husband watch a lot of competitive cooking shows.  Hell’s Kitchen, Masterchef, Top Chef, Chopped, Sweet Genius (I love Sweet Genius – Chef Ron is awesome)…they sit back and play armchair judge.  They talk about what looks good … Continue reading

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Making a splash…

This weekend my family went on a beach vacation where we stayed at a hotel with a pool.  It was a nice getaway, very relaxing.  The last night we were there the kids and I went to the pool because … Continue reading

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All in the family…

I’ve noticed that there seem to be trends in occupations in families.  My own family has a preponderance of medical professionals and teachers.  I guess it’s kind of like a family business…my cousin is a pharmacist and her son is … Continue reading

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Volunteer jobs

A few weekends ago my husband and I took in the AT&T National Golf Tournament at the Congressional Golf Course in Bethesda, Maryland.  It was a beautifully sunny day that wasn’t too hot with a light breeze rustling through the … Continue reading

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Who knew you could get paid to do that?

As a kid I was always looking up.  When we went on car trips that lasted in to the night I would sit in the back seat by myself (only child) and stare at the sky.  I would look for … Continue reading

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