SoLongPTA Empty Nest Blog
SoLongPTA Empty Nest Blog

RE-NESTING COVID STYLE

also known as “PANDEMICS ARE FOR THE BIRDS” So here we are, 2020, the year of the Worldwide Pandemic.  Or does “pandemic” mean worldwide?(I’ll google later) It’s real and scary, and I feel deeply for those who are compromised or in

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8 Seconds

also known as “CHEESEBURGERS IN PARADISE” I’ve been a “weekend running-warrior” (or jogging-warrior as it would’ve been in the ’80s), most of my life. Running only to burn calories or to rock the latest leg warmers & headbands.  It was

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The Perfect “UNPERFECT” Word For 2020

In 2020, the WORD OF THE YEAR was apparently the THING OF THE YEAR. So, of course, I was all over it. After throwing away 3 or 4 perfectly good words, I realized my 2020-Word didn’t have to be perfect, just like

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Smells Like Teen Spirit

also known as “KEEP-THROW-MARIE KONDO” I’ve often wondered what I would find in my kid’s rooms.  Now I know, and now I wish I had never looked. So, there was HALLOWEEN.   The light-hearted kickoff to The Motherload of Holiday Gatherings. 

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MY BIG FAT GREEK WEEKEND

also known as “Where Were You When LUKE & LAURA Got Married?” This morning I woke up in a foggy sweat.  Math Test.  I’m late.  No time to feather my bangs or tie my docksiders. JUST. . . GOTTA. .

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Don’t Teach Your Kids To Do Laundry

also known as “DARN YOU STANFORD” Me dropping my baby off at COLLEGE. Well, that’s what it felt like.  We left John 2,391 miles from home, at “The Farm”, his dream school, STANFORD UNIVERSITY-Palo Alto, California. THIS is the guy

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