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Erika Petrelli

The T-Shirt

I have a “t-shirt” that I adore. My husband would laugh at the use of the word “t-shirt” (which is why I am lovingly surrounding it with quotes) because it is better described as a thin willowy patch...

Erika Petrelli

May Day

Happy May Day!

Erika Petrelli

Brown M&Ms: The Rest of the Story

What can Van Halen and brown M&Ms teach us about reading the whole story?

  Perhaps you remember as well as I do the Big Hair Bands that dominated the charts during the 1980s. These bands were known...

Erika Petrelli

The Sock Monster

I have discovered the secret of the Sock Monster.

Erika Petrelli


One morning not too long ago, I was encouraging my 3-year old daughter to get dressed for school. As it happened, it was the day before St. Patrick’s Day so I had gotten her a themed t-shirt to wear,...

Erika Petrelli

Waiting for The Scary Thing

As I approached the due date of my first child, I remember telling people that I felt like I was in a haunted house—when you’re in a haunted house, you know you’re going to be scared, you just...