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All it’s cracked up to be

As I’ve said many times before, I rely on humor to get me through. Whether it’s in the wake of near disaster (read about that here, here or┬áhere) or to navigate the mundane — like┬áthis, the ridiculous (like this event here) or some other nonsense (like those two different shoes, which are still dogging me), … Continue reading

Show me the funny

More and more lately, I find it’s the little things that make the biggest impact. As I careen toward the Vanech Family Christmas Spectacular, trying to unclench my teeth and BREATHE, I’ve been fortunate this week to have a little unexpected levity come my way. The first time was during my Thursday night Jazzercise class. … Continue reading

Hunka burnin’ love

Our daughter, Catherine, took this photo of us in Hyannis, MA, in 2007. Today, we’re celebrating our wedding anniversary — 18 years! I will joke that it only feels like 40. Basil will thank me for allowing him to live another 12 months. Sound anything like your marriage? A less patient man would have sent … Continue reading