Archive for August 2012

Being an only child. The truths and myths.

So, yeah. I’m an only child. This statement always gets a variety of comments ranging from “You’re probably spoiled” to “You must be crazy because you had to play with imaginary friends when you were younger”. I will completely admit, both are true. Truth #1: Yes, we are a little self-centered and used to attention.... Read more »


Does anyone remember the Lincoln Park Trixie website that was popular a few years ago? (I wish I could share a link, but it doesn’t exist. Maybe because the actual trixies got angry and got it quashed.)  I am not oblivious to the actual problems happening on this planet. However, these are things that I... Read more »

The taming of the 30-year old

The big “leap” to age 30: Some realizations. Ok, for those of you who know me, whether you love me, hate me, or feel somewhere in between, you can all agree on one thing- my 20’s were NOT a boring period in my life.  A bit of a “whirlwind”, if you will. Certain eras of... Read more »

Is Facebook, the official “Social Network”, making us “anti-social”?

Ok, I’ll admit it. I’m a big Facebook fan. Do I log in every day? Yes. Do I attempt to post funny things hoping you’ll find me to be comedic? Yes. Do I use it to keep in touch with family and friends who live out of the state or country? Gladly, yes. Have I... Read more »
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