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Short, Sweet, and Ugly. . .

The Scene:  Rainy/Sleety/Snowy Saturday afternoon waiting for Penn State to kick off.  Texting with my Sister in PA. D (sister):  What are you doing today? DL (me):  We have a huge Saturday planned!  We are going for an early dinner with my in-laws followed by a stop at Walmart for baby food.  You? D:  I’m snowed in, having happy hour:
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Mini Me?

Obviously learning you are expecting a new bundle of joy brings along a myriad of feelings.  Most people claim to feel overjoyed, thrilled, excited, blessed. I felt fear. . . And trepidation. This kid could be exactly like me.   Holy shit. I have plenty of respectable qualities.  Those aren’t the ones I worry about passing along to my offspring. Yesterday,
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