Monthly Archives: February 2013

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

“We are lonesome animals. We spend all our life trying to be less lonesome. One of our ancient methods is to tell a story begging the listener to say — and to feel — “Yes, that’s the way it is, … Continue reading

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In the Thick of It

I hit the flying trapeze again and shared some pictures with friends. I was so proud of myself. When I looked at the photos, I noted to a friend how I didn’t realize I was THAT THICK. I was surprised … Continue reading

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“Half of what I say is meaningless, but I say it just to reach you, Julia”–Lyric by John Lennon, in his song to his mother, Julia. I saw this at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore (HIGHLY recommend by … Continue reading

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Online Dating Tips For Men (or Why I Haven’t Met Anyone I Like Yet)

Special Valentine’s Day Edition. Consider this a public service–some helpful tips for men who want to be successful in their online dating ventures, based on my sociological research project that is Online Dating. You’re welcome: 1. Under the category to … Continue reading

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Fun. Some Nights at least.

Several of my friends recently noted that I was their “fun” friend. The go-to friend to plan outings to have a good time. Thanks, I said. But then it got me thinking–what was it about me that was “fun?” I … Continue reading

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Liquor? But I Didn’t Even Know Her!

I hate it when drivers stop me and ask for directions when I’m running. So I always give them directions to the nearest liquor store. I hope they’re pleasantly surprised when they get there. Because personally, finding myself in front … Continue reading

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