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Can You Solve This Mystery?

Mystery Solve-It-Yourself Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Parenting Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Parenting Gina Valley Can You Solve This Mystery?Clearly, something diabolical happened here. Thank you to Lorca Damon for reminding me of that.

No sane person would create a wall like this. They just wouldn’t.

Something happened in this room. But, what? What happened to the third wall hanging? Who took it and why? Did they have to take it? Was it part of a plan? What did they do with it?

Top 10 Ways I Know I’ll Bump Into EVERYONE Today

You know how some days you wake well rested, your hair goes just right, and you have several clean outfits at the ready? Yeah, me neither.

Usually, I wake in a panic and spend the day in survival mode, hoping I don’t have car trouble on my way home from my kids school, so I don’t end up standing on the side of the road in my pajamas.

If You Click “Like” Fast Enough, Does It Count As Cardio?

Everyone wants some easy cardio, right? I’m guessing, if you do it fast enough and with enough enthusiasm, clicking those little “like” buttons on Facebook pages definitely counts as cardio. Probably. Maybe. Well, it might, so I figure it’s worth a try.

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Parenting Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Parenting Gina Valley If You Click "Like" Fast Enough, Does It Count As Cardio? WritersHere’s a list of Facebook Pages from some of the writers headed to the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop this April to test my theory out on.

Top 10 Excuses To Miss Work On NOT-Super Monday

Super Bowl Sunday is all fun, frolic, and food. It’s full of cheering and eating and drinking. There’s a concert right in the middle of it. And, there’s some football.

The Monday afteron the other hand, not so much.

Let’s face it, the day after Super Bowl Sunday is really Not-Super Monday.

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Parenting Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Parenting Gina Valley Top 10 Excuses To Miss Work On NOT-Super Monday Work Super Bowl FootballNot-Super Monday is the ugly twin to Super Bowl Sunday.

A Whole Swarm Of Funny Makers

Every two years something magical happens in Dayton, Ohio.

Well, magical things might happen a lot more frequently than that in Dayton. For all I know, one of those cool new buildings downtown might be the home of a modern day Hogwarts. But, there’s one magical thing I witness there every two years.

It’s the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop. It’s a writers’

Where Is My Phone?!?!

I forgot to bring my brain to breakfast. I was meeting up with my friend, Ava. We’ve been friends for years, and, as always, we talked so much we forgot to look at the menus. The poor waiter had to come back three times before we both decided to get the same thing we get every time we meet there.

We laughed and talked through our meal, and all the way out to our cars,

The Doctor’s Scale Is The Devil!!!

I weigh myself every morning. It’s part of my morning prayer time. Actually, it usually triggers the start of my morning prayer time. Nothing reminds me to ask for divine intervention quite as consistently as facing that cold, unrelenting, killer-of-self-esteem that is my bathroom scale.

So, yesterday, when I walked into my new neurologist’s office for the first time, the morning’s gravity check number was well cemented in my head.

Nothing’s LESS Helpful Than Help

I never realize what a total control freak I am more than when I’ve pitched a fit about my family’s lack of appreciation for my total martyrdom of a life and insisted they help right this very instant.

Comes back to bite me on the rear every time.

Yesterday, I lost it and talked to my family (some people might say “hollered loudly”) about them taking me for granted and losing my shoes (which,

Happy, Happy Birthday, Big J!!!

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Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Parenting Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Parenting Gina Valley Happy, Happy Birthday, Big J!!!

Happy, Happy Birthday, Big J!!!

Thanks for coming down here, paying our tab, and building a retirement place for us with excellent streets.

I mess up in small and large ways all the time. I guess that’s why I’m so thankful for Christmas and the Forgiveness it heralds.

Thanks again!!!

-gina

 

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Top 10 Big Fat Lies Depression Tells

For most of us, this is a joy-filled time of year.

And, for nearly all of us, it’s also a stressful time of year.

But, for many, it’s a time of year that blackens an already dark world. People who suffer from depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses, and their loved ones, often find holiday times to be particularly difficult and bleak.

I hope you’ll make a special effort to consider the health of everyone around you this time of year,