Muggo Shorts #2: Anticipating Baby

Freshly cut pineapple. Taking long walks. Intercourse. Acupressure. Car rides down bumpy roads. More walks. Visualization exercises. A hurricane named Michael. Another walk. It hasn't been 40 full weeks yet, but the baby is showing no signs of leaving its comfort zone. Hendrik - lovingly referred to as "the Muggo" - was born on week …

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Muggo Shorts #1: Sleep Interrupted

Welcome to Muggo Shorts. These aren't like the other stories I write. These are quips, thoughts, ideas...whatever. But they're short. There's no moral. It's just something that struck me and I decided to write it down. Consider these to be poems. Hey, I'm a poet now! Enjoy. ________________________________________________________________ The words stream through the early morning …

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Holiday Rankings

Did you know that almost every day of the year is an official holiday? Not a government holiday where we get time off of work and spend it grilling burgers and playing cornhole in someone's back yard. But each day carries some sort of significant meaning. To whom? I couldn't tell you, but somebody decided that every little thing needed it's own day. Well, that's what I'm going to write about this week. Welcome to the definitive Official Daily Holiday Rankings.