Scientists at NASA obviously do not get out much. They are busy thinking up ways to travel through space and reclassify the planets on my seventh-grade mobile, rendering the best science project ever obsolete. In the meantime, have they seen a sci-fi movie in the past few decades? Do they not understand the concept ‘we are not alone’?
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When Hubby and I used to take the boys to the movies, my middle child always suggested the large popcorn. It was only fifty cents more. And, he added as matter-of-factly as the girl behind the counter, it included free refills.
As we step into January, we are inundated with new. There are new episodes of our favorite shows to be enjoyed, new resolutions and promises to be attempted, new diets to start, new spring fashions to purchase during the New Year sale. Everywhere we turn, we are being lulled into worshipping the new.
Vivid memories of my father opening and closing drawers and cabinets in the kitchen in search of a utensil or mug flash across my brain as Hubby doubles back in search of the trash can.
A dozen years ago, Hubby and I decided it was in our best interest, as well as the best interests of my three boys, to enter into a lawful union that would forever provide us a break on our taxes.