Category Archives: Mindless Posts

Kittens Adjusting.

Okay, okay, I admit it: I’m a cat person. Having kittens in the house brings me real, actual, laugh out loud joy. I spent the first day they got home snuggling with them and taking pictures of them and playing … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Sorted Wrong.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** For as much as I love JK Rowling and the Harry Potter books, it’s a little ridiculous that I had … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: The Dark Places.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** This morning, I am gathering all of my courage to do something absolutely terrifying. I need to go into the … Continue reading

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My Sports Kid.

I don’t remember what year Owen got his first baseball glove; it was Father’s Day, though, because we took Jeff to Dick’s Sporting Goods after going out to breakfast… and Owen left with a new baseball glove. I vividly remember … Continue reading

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Meet My New Friend.

We made it to North Carolina, thank goodness. And this was waiting for us. This is Jaxxon, the newest member of my sister’s menagerie of animals, and quite possibly the most friendly cat ever. According to my mother, he just … Continue reading

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Cats Versus Cucumbers.

This video makes me laugh more than it should; I watched it like six times yesterday. (It’s totally suitable for work, in case you’re wondering.) ********** I had initally just planned on sharing it with you all today – that’s … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day, 2015

In June, Owen asked me if he could do extra chores in order to earn more money for a Lego set, because his biweekly payday wasn’t really accruing as quickly as he wanted. (No, he didn’t use those words. He … Continue reading

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The Rubin Morning. (No, Wait. Night. No. Morning.)

For the past six months or so, I’ve been getting up at 3:30am twice a week so I can get a run in before starting a marathon workday in the office.  Basically I get up and get out of the … Continue reading

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We’ll Never Be Royals.

Confession: I have kind of a thing for any and all media stories about Kate and William (and now George and Charlotte). It really started in 2011, when they got married. Because I was furious on their behalf about the … Continue reading

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