Author Archives: Kari Wagner-Peck

About Kari Wagner-Peck

Kari Wagner-Peck lives with her husband and son in Maine. She is a writer & storyteller who home schools with her son. She is the author of the memoir Not Always Happy: An Unusual Parenting Journey, May, 2017, Central Recovery Press. She has been published at CNN, Psychology Today online, The New York Times Well Family blog, The Huffington Post, The The Good Men Project, The Sydney Morning Herald Daily Life blog, BLOOM and Love That Max among others. Author page: Twitter @KariWagnerPeck and Facebook: Email:

Ghost Stories – this post is by ‘boots1965’

In honor of Halloween all posts from now until October 31st will be horror films of one kind or another. One of the reasons I chose New England as my adoptive homeland rather than staying in the Midwest is some … Continue reading

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The Last of the Mohicans – by notatypicalmom

One of my brushes with fame is when I met Gregory Peck. Several years ago he came to Portland to present his one man show called something like An Evening with Gregory Peck. I had to see him. More than … Continue reading

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Where Freaks Ruled –

When I was fourteen or fifteen I had an Afro perm similar to Barbra Steisand’s in A Star Is Born. I looked about as ridiculous as she did. One memory of that bad hair time stands  out. Gina and I … Continue reading

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Works Hard For A Living –

Misery loves company. The first time that phrase made sense to me was when a friend tried to get me to join the carnival with her. I know it sounds like a bad joke.  But, in the 1980’s, my friend, … Continue reading

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