Facebook's 'On This Day' becomes prosaic

Facebook's 'On This Day' becomes prosaic
By now, everybody should know that Facebook has a feature called On This Day. For the few that are not aware, it’s a daily look back at all the shit you’ve posted on Facebook in previous years. For those people who use Facebook only as a way to track milestones, this is probably a wonderful feature that... Read more »

Procrastination and planning are not mutually exclusive

Procrastination and planning are not mutually exclusive
Note: As part of this month’s Blogapalooza-Hour at ChicagoNow, we were given one hour to write about what, why and how we procrastinate. This is my entry into this month’s challenge. When it comes to procrastination, I like to claim that I have mostly perfected it. After all, I have had over 25 years of experience. Procrastination became... Read more »

Some days be glad you wore underwear...

Some days be glad you wore underwear...
I’m the kind of guy that takes the ‘casual’ part of business casual very seriously. I like to dress comfortably, and I tend to cycle through the same outfits over and over. I honestly don’t care that I have a closet full of clothes, I just grab the first few and that’s my weeks worth of outfits. After... Read more »
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Bebe Rexha rocks Chicago in intimate Metro show

Bebe Rexha rocks Chicago in intimate Metro show
While I am sure every artist dreams of selling out stadiums filled with thousands of fans, I think there is magic in smaller shows. Something is just special about actually being able to see the artist from anywhere in the venue, versus paying tons of money to watch the performance on a jumbotron. Judging from the popularity... Read more »

Spring into a healthier you!

Spring into a healthier you!
It’s the first official day of Spring. This means it is time for so many of us to realize we did not quite meet our body goals in time for beach season. However, we have 92 days until Summer, which means there is still hope. I am personally following the plan laid out by The Exercise... Read more »

Prosperous: Looking and Being are two different things

Prosperous [pros-per-uh s]kanji_prosperous adjective 1. having or characterized by financial success or good fortune; flourishing; successful: a prosperous business. 2. well-to-do or well-off: a prosperous family. 3. favorable or propitious. I got the above definition of “prosperous” from Dictionary.com. I settled on using the Dictionary.com definintion for no reason other than it was first in... Read more »
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Hello Autumn, Goodbye Safe Place

I remember the Autumn of 1997 very well. I had turned 18 over the summer, and I was anxious to move away to start my new life as an adult in the real world. I knew it would be hard, and I was aware that there would be obstacles in my way that would make... Read more »

Glamonster takes the stage as a burlesque dancer on the move

Glamonster takes the stage as a burlesque dancer on the move
“If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?” Those words were made famous by the ever lovely RuPaul, and  she has a point. How can you be happy and in love if you can’t even be who you really are? It’s why I admire people who live openly and... Read more »

Summer begins; and the weight loss struggle continues

Summer begins; and the weight loss struggle continues
Oh I’m so original and unique with my weight problems. Just kidding, I’m just like so many other people in the world, I emotionally eat. I eat when I’m happy, sad, worried, relaxed, bored, or excited. So, when I ended a relationship, changed jobs, and moved all within about a month of each other, I... Read more »
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Orlando: Sorting through my emotions

Orlando: Sorting through my emotions
At this point in time, most people have already spoken their thoughts and feeling regarding the mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando. I am not sure how so many people have expressed their feelings so quickly. I know some came from a place of only hurt, others only anger, some a combination... Read more »
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