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Before Finding Love, You Have to do the Work


Okay. I am going to give you a stern talking to. Are you ready? Good. Since I have announced that I am a certified matchmaker, I have been approached several times. It’s been great! However, as soon as I ask people to fill out a questionnaire that will take them 15 minutes, they look at me like I have six…

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And We Watched Football


We looked at the stars while he passed me my drink. This is just the way I’ve always wanted to experience life. The beach chairs in his parent’s backyard gave us the perfect view of the sparkling night sky. I met him through a mutual friend at a club and our personalities just clicked. I wondered what attracted me to…

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Wedding Planning is for the Birds


If anyone really, really knows me, I sincerely don’t like being the center of attention.  I like to meander through the crowd getting to know people one on one.  Shoot, I always turn beet red when people start singing “Happy Birthday” to me.  Being put right in the spotlight is not really my thing.  So what does that say for…

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The Old Role Switcheroo


I’ve noticed from the relationship I have with parents, it seems we took on the parental role way too soon in our lives.  I read recently in the Chicago Tribune, that it’s becoming more and more normal for children to take on the parental roles too soon in their lives.  This to me seems a bit unfair.  I remember having a…

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How Much Does Social Media Influence Little Girls?


Recently, the Comedian and I broke into a debate about raising girls in the current environment with social media being such an influence.  I really had no idea how to argue his point.  I’m not a parent and I don’t have experience with the psychology of a young person.  I’m not really sure how others are developed, I only know…

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The Cycle


I will never be the woman with the perfect hair, who can wear white and not spill on it. – Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City Growth is inevitable. Well, at least to me. I have never envisioned myself to ever stay stagnant. To not continue learning about the world, life, and myself. I know I’m not perfect. I…

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Who do I want to be?


A couple of nights ago, I was having a conversation with the Comedian about my last post. We talked about the human condition and our parents. I have always compared my parents to my friend’s parents and wished I was in a different situation. I spent the majority of my teens and early twenties trying to figure out how to…

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