Archive for April 2013

Jason Collins coming out- Don't we all just want somebody to love?

For any of you that know me, you’re probably pretty aware of where I stand with my political beliefs. Hence the opinion I have about Jason Collins-for anyone unaware, the NBA player that recently was featured in Sports Illustrated for revealing that he is gay. Jason Collins is a professional athlete, yes. And, it’s widely... Read more »

Why, as adults, do we still feel like that 12-year-old?

This is something I’ve been trying to wrap my head around. Why is this? Let’s just be honest here. I was not exactly Adriana Lima growing up. I had a (debatable) mullet, had a lot of baby fat (that seems to be coming back in the 30’s! Yay!), dressed like a REALLY bad extra from... Read more »

I'm glad my mom made her career choice "me"

First of all, no, I am not a mom. (Everyone wipe sweat from brow. Still cooking Lean Cuisines with a Fresca for dinner every night.) However, with all this controversy about stay-at-home moms that seem to be lighting up blogging circuits, I wanted to throw in my two cents. My mom worked right up until... Read more »

Awkwardness at its finest.

Let’s face it, none of us are perfect. We all can be a little awkward sometimes. Maybe some of us (me) more than most. But I feel that these little instances have happened to you at least one in your life. If not, well then CONGRATS for being perfect.  1) “No, I swear there is... Read more »
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