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Top 10 Things I Learned at Brains on Fire

Gentle blog readers, it is time for me to bid you farewell. My husband, wunderkind, and I will be moving to Washington, D.C. in the new year. This move will bring us closer to family & friends and a new WOMM post for me beginning in January. As a fitting end to an exciting 2007 […]

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No Frills Indeed

Yesterday, I returned from spending my Christmas in Denver with my lovely parents, darling little brother, and assorted aunts, uncles and cousins. So I’m sure you can guess what this post is going to be about. That’s right! How much I hate the airlines. Caution: This one’s a doozy. Okay, on my way to Denver, […]

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It’s Arrived…

Size: 50 gallons Complexion: Charred America white oak Personality: Well-rounded with a distinct character Just in time for Christmas I received a package from Maker’s Mark announcing the arrival of my own Maker’s Mark Barrel. My barrel number is 793606 imprinted on a fancy Barrel Birth Certificate. That’s cool enough but I also received directions […]

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‘A Christmas Story’ about Brand Engagement

Yesterday, in between gift opening and the family meal, we enjoyed one of TBS’ 12 consecutive showings of the holiday classic ‘A Christmas Story‘. It was the first time in at least 10 years that I had watched the full movie and I saw very different things through my 2007 eyes. For example, the iconic […]

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