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What's Americanization?

What's Americanization?
I saw this article on Yahoo! sometime within the last two weeks and had to write about it. It’s about a procedure that turns brown eyes into blue eyes with the magic of a 30 second laser procedure. If you’ve read many of my other blog posts, you’ll know that I’m sort of an advocate... Read more »

The grief that doesn't quit

The grief that doesn't quit
I haven’t been able to get over it. In fact, last night was the last time I wasn’t able to get over it. I read an article earlier about how a mom allowed her young children to be in the room when they decided to put their beloved cat of sixteen-years to sleep. Personally, whether... Read more »

I've lived half of my life going backwards

I've lived half of my life going backwards
I have spent half my life going backwards. Half of this life I have wished and I have begged and I have pleaded to time travel to a simpler hour or silent moment. Every mistake I have made since the age of 13, I have wished I could rewind and redo and restitch.The moment I... Read more »
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Q&A with Bradbury Biographer Sam Weller

Q&A with Bradbury Biographer Sam Weller
My very first post on this blog was an incomplete “The Fog Horn” parody that I wrote, originally written by Bradbury. It’s a lovely short story about a forlorn dinosaur in love with the sound of a fog horn that he has mistaken for the call of his mate. It was written by Bradbury in... Read more »

Ghosts of Thanksgivings past

Ghosts of Thanksgivings past
This morning I did what I do almost every morning I have off from work. I lie in bed a bit longer trying to savor the taste of having nowhere in particular to be and ponder about what I absolutely need to get done today. Then I clean up the mess that my room becomes... Read more »

Why every woman should watch Ugly Betty

Why every woman should watch Ugly Betty
I have been in love with the show Ugly Betty even before I knew that I wanted to be a writer. Now, it’s rare that a show catches my attention after having watched only a handful of episodes but I fell hard in love with that show four years ago and now that I have... Read more »
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A perfect day is all about your state of mind

A perfect day is all about your state of mind
ChicagoNow’s Blogapalooza-Hour: Volume XIV asks to… “Write what your perfect day would be like, either in reality or fantasy” I bet that when most of us read this sentence we envision palm leaves swaying in the breeze, glistening water  beneath a tropical sunset, and holding hands with that special someone at a nude beach (too... Read more »

5 things I'd want the new generation to know if there was an Ebola outbreak

5 things I'd want the new generation to know if there was an Ebola outbreak
Given the extreme effects of the Ebola virus and the enlightenment on the new cases that have been found in Texas, I am positive that I am only one of millions who are beginning to get a tad bit worried. And if you live in Chicago and know anyone that is quite religious, they may... Read more »

I wish I could still express myself

I wish I could still express myself
Blogapalooza Hour for tonight asks the bloggers of ChicagoNow to, “Write about something in your life you’ve given up but that you wish you still did.” Drawing is the first thing that came to mind when I thought about a good habit that I have given up since my teens. But there is something definitely... Read more »
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Are we always just conforming?

Are we always just conforming?
There are many issues and silly thoughts that have crossed my mind lately and if you’re a frequent follower of my this here blogster, you know that the two topics I can talk endlessly about involve my cat and feminism. Which one have I chosen to analyze today? Let’s just say that I don’t have... Read more »