The Laughing Stork

Top 10 Things I Will Remember This Memorial Day

10.  A time when I was able to leave the house and get into the car in less than two hours.

9.  My once legendary tolerance.

8.  Sleep.

7.  A day when something other than the Fresh Beat Band blared from my car stereo.

6.  Our 14-year-old Pillsbury Doughboy cookie jar, who recently was beheaded in a tragic housecleaning accident:

R.I.P. Doughboy.

5. My pre-pregnancy smaller feet.

4.  The freedom to watch whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted, on TV.

3.  My two-seat red convertible.

2.  The ability to walk across my living room without stepping on a dozen toys.

1.  Walking onto a plane and into restaurants…without people giving me the hairy eyeball.

And, in all seriousness, the brave men and women we have lost in military service.

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Candy Kirby

Candy Kirby is the founder of The Laughing Stork and a professional fun-maker who will never stop chasing her lifelong dream: to find the Pomeranian or porn star after whom her parents must have named her. She also used to be a staff writer for the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, where she penned many scripts featuring prolonged heated stares and countless “Who’s the Daddy?” story lines. Candy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two young kids and three rescue Persian cats who enjoy blanketing every inch of the house in kitty fur.

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