Archive for January 2013

Mirror mirror, on the wall...am I too fat, am I too tall?

That question in the title pretty much sums up my first thought of the day when I wake up. Usually I am a lot “lighter” (no pun intended) in my writing because I try to distract everyone from the real, horrible crap that’s going on out there. (Hint to the haters- if you haven’t picked... Read more »

Oregon Trail and oh-so-friendly nuns...my life as a Catholic school student

Oh, the joys of Catholic grade school….anyone who has attended one has many memories. I surely do. They are some of the best memories that I have, even though some might not be exactly positive (see below). I attended Our Lady of Ransom in Niles, IL. Yes, RANSOM. I always enjoyed getting the question of... Read more »

17 Things I'll Never Do.

17 things I’ll never do. So, I have been doing a lot of thinking about life lately, and many random things come to mind. (Wait- this is new? Me thinking of random things? What’s the shiny thing over there?) But, I overheard someone on the CTA, on my favorite Red Line, discussing with her friend... Read more »
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Cancer: By the letters.

I recently received devastating news that a friend from mine from college, a wonderful, beautiful person, had passed away at 30 years old from a battle with cancer. Having heard about her journey and also having seen it closely in my family, I decided to write a nice little description of the word, letter by... Read more »