Category Archives: Family

My 5 Favorite Musicals and Why, By Carla Cioca:

5. Wicked, because there are flying monkeys played by humans, some dancing, lots of singing and some fake-midgets (I’m not allowed to say that word).  I laughed at them and screamed at the dragon.  I had lots of feelings during … Continue reading

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Ten Prior Moments that led Jenna to this Point:

1. Hitting Hector Martinez in the face during 8th grade gym class, which led to Mr. Clannaugh sending me home , which led to me catching my father making his girlfriend silver dollar pancakes while my mother was at work. … Continue reading

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Brittani’s Breaking Point

Brittani could deal with a lot of things, but watching everyone fawn over her sister Tanya was not one of them.  Never mind that Tanya had eloped with a thrice-divorced man she’d only known 23 days and gotten married by … Continue reading

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Jerry’s Cereal Problem

He stood in the grocery aisle staring at the different kinds of cereal.  Since when did everything have to be chockfull of antioxidants, and bursting with berry flavor?  Why did Cheerios have to save his heart and Special K make … Continue reading

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Jim’s Problem With His Sister

I’m told this is a big thing, now.  Waking up early.  I think it’s to smell the sun coming out or something?  Which, by the way, replace the word “sun” with “child” and you have a jail sentence on your … Continue reading

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The Divisive Salmon

Sharon had refused to kiss him ever since he ate the salmon last Monday night.  Which was ridiculous, since obviously all traces of the salmon has passed through his body in the last 10 days, and definitely weren’t still in … Continue reading

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15 Things Tamara Hates

Humane mouse traps Dogs whose legs are so short they can’t keep up with their owners walking incredibly slowly down the sidewalk Humidity The looks I get when I sit on my exercise ball at work and do my ab … Continue reading

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