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first world beach problems


While enjoying the beach during your summer family vacay, your son finally took off his Mom’s voice-cancelling headphones.  After awhile he shook his head, gave off a grin and proclaimed: “First world beach problems.” “What?” you reply, as usual. “Just … Continue reading

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Siri, Where Can You Find Nude Patent Leather Heels?


You just spent a mother-daughter weekend with your daughter…and Siri, the new virtual assistant iPhone app. You are the last. person. on. earth. to be on the scene when some new hip electronic device is launched, but you were desperate. … Continue reading

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Feelin’ Lucky? Gotta Love Google Search


Last Friday evening, you plopped down to watch Food Network, and Paula Deen appeared on the screen, whooping it up with one of her sons.  Your hairdresser said that Paula had a fake Savannah-esque accent, and furthermore, that she was … Continue reading

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Do You ya-HOO! 24/7?


Last week, you asked your daughter if she had a ‘ya-HOO! account. “Mom, why do you always say ya-HOO!?”  “It’s just, Yahoo.” “Well, because when I was growing up, I yelled ‘Ya-HOO!  Mountain Dew!’ along with the commercial.”  And along … Continue reading

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AOL= (any) (old) (lady)


You are very proud to announce that you still have an AOL address.  Yet often, you feel a wee bit embarrassed when quoting it.  Whether it be inside the Apple store, or online with J. Crew–or any of the other … Continue reading

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Dueling iPads: Chic Chick Apps


You just returned from a fun Mother-Daughter trip.  You loved catching up with your daughter since she lives and works several states away.  We each drove 6 hours to meet up at a nice hotel between our cities.  We went … Continue reading

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Stalker Mom


Yes, you admit to being a Stalker Mom.  Your offspring may want to weigh in on this one.  They need to produce a film with this title because it would scare the bejebes and Jujy fruits out of tweens, teens … Continue reading

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Texting Like Yoda: Blame it on AutoCorrect


Back when you first started texting, you limped along on your sleek new state-of-the- art Razor cellphone. The crazy words it would implant and imbed in your messages were random and strange, any sentence structure flew out the window:  cu@y1hows … Continue reading

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Help–My Yard Man Left for College!


Good friends called us several weeks back.  They have lived across the street from us for sixteen years and our sons grew up together as best friends.  They had just gotten back from installing their son in a dorm and … Continue reading

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Back to “Apple” School: You Go, Baby Boomers!


Well–there don’t appear to be many ‘young people’ attending “Apple school.”  What you have are, basically, Baby Boomers trying to get situated on top of high stools, and not being able to hear a single thing.  However, you are all … Continue reading

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