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Aug.08.2012
Mom used to say,  “BELIEVE HALF OF WHAT YOU SEE, AND NONE OF WHAT YOU HEAR.” Yup, she got that right!  There’s a major downpour with heavy amounts of B.S. flying down at us these days, don’t you think? It gets better — since it’s an election year, you’ll have to sit tight and enjoy the...
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Aug.03.2012
“Everyone is guilty at one time or another of throwing out questions that beg to be ignored, but mothers seem to have a market on the supply. For example: “Don’t you want to save some of the pizza for your brother?” Most kids mutter Mama and Dada when they begin to mix words that people...
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Aug.03.2012
“Everyone is guilty at one time or another of throwing out questions that beg to be ignored, but mothers seem to have a market on the supply. For example: “Don’t you want to save some of the pizza for your brother?” Most kids mutter Mama and Dada when they begin to mix words that people...
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Aug.03.2012
“Everyone is guilty at one time or another of throwing out questions that beg to be ignored, but mothers seem to have a market on the supply. For example: “Don’t you want to save some of the pizza for your brother?” Most kids mutter Mama and Dada when they begin to mix words that people...
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Jul.27.2012
Mom always said, “once you hit 30, time goes really really fast.” Well, maybe she only said it a few times, but DAMN IT, she wasn’t kidding! It’s like a rollercoaster. You go CLICK, CLICK, CLICK steadily and slowly up the incline of life, and then BING! BAM! WOOOSH!...
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Jul.18.2012
“A world without tomatoes is like a string quartet without violins.” ~Laurie Colwin There are many proud moments in the life of an Italian family, but one of the sweetest is when the baby of the brood selects and picks their very first ripe and juicy homegrown tomato. Since these plants are grown...
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Jun.19.2012
“Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than remember me and cry.” ~ unknown I posted a shorter version of this poem on Facebook last year near Mom’s birthday, but it never made its way to the Madness blog. Since a full year has now come full circle, and I’m taking today off to visit this...
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Jun.19.2012
“Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than remember me and cry.” ~ unknown I posted a shorter version of this poem on Facebook last year near Mom’s birthday, but it never made its way to the Madness blog. Since a full year has now come full circle, and I’m taking today off to visit this...
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Jun.19.2012
“Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than remember me and cry.” ~ unknown I posted a shorter version of this poem on Facebook last year near Mom’s birthday, but it never made its way to the Madness blog. Since a full year has now come full circle, and I’m taking today off to visit this...
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Jun.02.2012
“Don’t touch that squirrel’s clams! It’ll make him crazy!~ Willy Wonka (if he were talking about mollusks) by http://www.stickycomics.com/happy_clams ITALIAN LESSON: clam = vongola Just a random thought: I just uttered the words “happy as a clam” and then wondered, why are clams so...
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May.25.2012
Benvenuti!Happy to see you popped in to my world of madness for a second. Hey, there’s nothing wrong with a little glimpse of whatever you stumbled upon here while your wasting enjoying time on the world wide web. The thing is, peek away my friends!I love that you found my blog (I...
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May.14.2012
No sugarcoating this whatsoever: Life without Mom pisses me off! Yes, I’m grateful for all the sweet, wonderful and sometimes hilarious years I had with my parents. Yes, I’m one of the lucky ones to have a smart & funny husband, a fabulous family, great friends and two adorable terriers who are...
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May.02.2012
“Families are like fudge – mostly sweet with a few nuts.” Hey guys – let’s have a little fun today, shall we? Go ahead and describe your family in just three words (in the comments area below). Come on, just post the first three words that pop into your head! ITALIAN LESSON: Family = La Famiglia...
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Apr.16.2012
  “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.” ~ Bill Cosby My Dad — there were so many things about him I simply adored, like how he’d get all misty-eyed when Moses walks down from the mountain with those tablets in The Ten Commandments, how he’d join me to...
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Apr.16.2012
  “I have my whole life to be mature, why start now?” ~ Anon Remember the littlest things you found so cool when you were a kid? Even now, that feeling still shines through every once in a while for me. (ITALIAN LESSON: Awesome= Fantastico) Ok, seriously, who am I kidding? I still feel...
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