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Donna Bardsley
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It's been fun but I have to go scream now
It's been fun but I have to go scream now

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2015: The Newsletter
2015   "In Quotes" "I don't remember anything from when I was a monkey." -Nate, not quite understanding evolution. "Oh, I've missed you so much!" -Mia, in the candy aisle at Target during our 1st trip back to the US this Summer . "[Something closely related...

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'Merica: Four Years Later
You Guys. In America, people say hello to you while out running on trails. For no reason whatsoever. And they drive huge cars, and sit in traffic for hours, and live in gigantic houses. They're friendly and helpful, and they scare me when they randomly talk...

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Moving House or The Art of Avoidance
The number one thing on my list today is finishing our US taxes*. And hard as it is to tear myself away from that barrel of monkeys, my gut says it's time to write. So writing it is. Too bad, tax monkeys. Tax deadline for expats is June 15th, which is also ...

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Blimey, Time for an Update
Funny how my "write every day" resolution resulted in the exact opposite. Next year, I will resolve to not write a single word, and see if my rebellious soul decides to write a novel instead. A rundown of past few months, give or take four: 1. After 3 1/2 y...

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We spent last week in the French Alps for the kids' midwinter break. W hich sounds much more sophisticated than it is. Not that it was a bad trip, but the sentence we spent last week int he French Alps for the kid's midwinter break just really doesn't conve...

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#CrazyNewYearIdea
Guys, I just had a brainflash: since it's a brand new year , let's all think of new things we're going to do this year! Kind of like things we're going to resolve to do. Seriously guys, I don't know where I come up with things. Rev.oh.lut.ion.ar.y. I'll go ...

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Our annual collection of quotes. My favorite thing to write each year. Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, all the best to you and yours. 

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Let's Not Talk About Christmas
This post is not about Christmas. But I bet Christmas is going to think it is. That's just like Christmas, you know? Thinking everything is all about it. I'm not really on speaking terms with Christmas right now. I mean sure, Christmas acts all sweet and in...

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I Have a Reading Disorder
My "Oh, I didn't know I was taking a picture of myself reading" selfie.* Literally, my reading is disordered. Specifically, it happens in this order: beginning, end, middle. Yep, I skip ahead and pre-read the end of every book I start. I never read the end ...
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