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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Holidays test relevance of jellybeans, other dilemmas

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Holidays test relevance of jellybeans, other dilemmas

| April 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the 8 mm reel of my memories slows to a film-flapping stop, I realize that the meaning of a holiday is not in the traditions, but the principals observed.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Military spouse confessions offer cringe worthy moments

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Military spouse confessions offer cringe worthy moments

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Turns out, we all make mistakes from time to time. The only foolish act would be denying it.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Over-informed 21st century life generates new stresses

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Over-informed 21st century life generates new stresses

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lying there before dawn, under the rumpled covers of our bed, I squeeze the minute muscles of my eyelids in hopes of delaying the morning grind.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: New Year’s resolutions still require adjustments

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: New Year’s resolutions still require adjustments

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

After 35 years of gaining and losing the same 10 pounds, I’m ready to break the cycle for good.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Holiday thanks offer reminders of deployments, sacrifice

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Holiday thanks offer reminders of deployments, sacrifice

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

And when the holidays roll around, I’m schmaltzier than ever.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: A Christmas carol-like replay triggers memories

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: A Christmas carol-like replay triggers memories

| December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

I ripped up my three-page shopping list, put on my Sinatra holiday CD and resolved to always keep Christmas well.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Alarm bells ring, are you listening? In this case, not!

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Alarm bells ring, are you listening? In this case, not!

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every so often, something occurs that causes married couples to question everything.
It happened to me, just last night.

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the Meat and Potatoes of Life: Molinari says, put on your fat jeans cause resistance is futile

the Meat and Potatoes of Life: Molinari says, put on your fat jeans cause resistance is futile

| November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Consider yourself lucky. Now you have a New Year’s Resolution.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Balancing deployments, retirements can tax a friendship

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Balancing deployments, retirements can tax a friendship

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

You think I’ve been ignoring you; you think I’m an awful friend.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Old Uncle Sam said there is a point to finger-pointing

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Old Uncle Sam said there is a point to finger-pointing

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

So, let’s all heed old Uncle Sam’s advice. Do our civic duty. Vote on Nov. 8th.

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