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Michele Mathews
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Michele’s Back From Portland, Still Riding that Garth High

You know it was one of the best concerts EVER when days later your ears are still ringing and you're still humming the songs!

I'm still riding the Garth Brooks high, days after attending his show in Portland's Moda Center.

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Michele Mathews
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What Country Star Would You Want to Have a Beer With?

A recent survey asked: Which celebrity would you like to have a beer with?

The winners: Bill Murray and Jennifer Lawrence.

That got my little brain thinking ... which country star would I like to have a beer with?

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Michele’s Son Goes Back to the ER: Nine Visits and the 10th is Free!

Tuesday night brought another trip to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital's ER with my son Benjamin, who should have his own punch card for the place!

He plays high school soccer, and during the game he collided with another kid running full speed. It knocked him flat on the ground as well as knocking the wind out of him.

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Why Is Nicholas Cage Cool Again? You Wouldn’t Understand, Mom

My son Mathew turned 18 years old a couple of weeks ago and one of his friends gave him a pillow case with Nicolas Cage's picture on it.

I was first shocked that they even knew who Nicholas Cage was ... because let's be honest, the guy hasn't had a hit movie in a while -- let alone one popular with the younger generation. So I was confused: Why was Mathew's friend giving him a pillow case with Cage's face on it?

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Michele Mathews
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Who Has a T-r-i-c-k to Help a Little Girl Remember Her Spelling Words?

Conference week took place for my kids and they are all doing well except for my little Shaylee, who seems to struggle in spelling.

We've tried all kinds of things to try to help her remember her spelling words. We've had her write them over and over. We've quizzed her out loud but nothing really seems to help.

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What’s the Trick to Not Getting Sick?

Recently, The Morning Bull Pen was hit with "the bug" that's been going around. Fever, sore throat, chills, coughing, body aches and bodily fluids oozing from everywhere!

We never want to go through that again!

If you feel the "the bug" coming on, what's your trick to head it off?

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Would You Ask Out a Guy? [POLL]

Ladies, do you ask guys out on dates?

Marie Claire did a recent survey that found 65 percent of men had been asked out by a woman. Ninety-one percent of those guys were comfortable with women asking them out.

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What Can a New Worker Do About Boss’s Invasive Texts?

A listener sent us an email asking for our help:

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How Do You Ditch a Date In 5 Words?

There's nothing worse than being stuck on a horrible date that is sinking faster than the Titanic!

Why waste another minute on a terrible date?

But how do you ditch a date in five words?

Michele Mathews
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Got a Junk Drawer at Your House? Come On — Let’s See It!

When I was growing up we had one of these: a junk drawer.

But my junk drawer at home now is organized, so I don't think it qualifies as a junk drawer.

Rik and Cefus have a junk drawer here at work and it drives me crazy!

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Select and Delete: What Electronic Device Could You Give Up?

Over the weekend, my son Mathew turned 18 and his family birthday party was Sunday. All four of my kids seemed to be on electronic devices the whole time we had family members trying to visit with them. This made me very upset!

I had them put their iPads and iPhones AWAY!!!

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Do You Invite Your Dad to the Bachelor Party? [POLL]

Cefus is getting hitched in September and will partake in all the traditional wedding stuff -- including the bachelor party.

I was curious as to whether he was going to invite his dad and Kristina's dad to the bachelor party?

Should you invite the dads to the bachelor party?

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