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Beautiful Answer: Asking People Their Advice for Life

Beautiful Answer: Asking People Their Advice for Life
On a recent vacation I decided to ask people I met along the way for one piece of advice on life. If they were to encounter the 17-year-old version of themselves, what advice they’d want to give them. I only talked to a few people, but I definitely didn’t know where this was going to... Read more »

Stop. Spoiling. Game of Thrones.

Stop. Spoiling. Game of Thrones.
Listen, I get it. You read the books. That is just…ya know, good for you. If I could, there is only one favor I ask…SHUT THE F*%& UP!!! The situation we have on our hands is a modern day Santa Claus. Those “friends” on your social networks, are just the jerk kids in class who... Read more »

Chicagoans + Cold = Whiny Little Girls

Chicagoans + Cold = Whiny Little Girls
Can I just…can we take a moment here together, because ya’ll are pissing me off? We are CHICAGOANS! When the Bears play the Cowboys on a cold December evening at Soldier Field, we rejoice saying, “Dallas?! Pffft, they don’t know nothin’ about cold.” The bitter cold like this, THIS is our thing! You live in... Read more »
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7 People Who Shouldn’t Marry Over Same Sex Couples

7 People Who Shouldn’t Marry Over Same Sex Couples
In a recent discussion with my roommate I thought to myself, “What a stupid reason not to let two people be married by law—because they have similar body parts?” Blows my mind this is still at thing in today’s society. With all of the $&%#ed up things people do in this world, you want to stop... Read more »

52 Things I'm Going to Do in 2014

52 Things I'm Going to Do in 2014
I should preface this by letting you know that these are not New Year’s Resolutions. Lose weight, eat more organic foods, etc. THOSE are resolutions. This is simply a list of things I’d like to do. It’s not necessarily about bettering myself, or expanding my horizons. It is also not just a checklist of big... Read more »

10 Ways I Know I'm Getting Old This Holiday

10 Ways I Know I'm Getting Old This Holiday
  #1) I find myself keeping a sweater a work for when I get cold. #2) I thought to myself, “ya know, I don’t need THAT many Christmas lights up” #3) I would legitimately be excited to receive new socks. Love the way new socks feel! #4) I found myself asking for “housewares” for this... Read more »
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What It Means to be a Facebook Friend

What It Means to be a Facebook Friend
We’ve all done it. Sat around with a handful of friends and made fun of social networking. “Pfffft, FourSquare…like WHAT? Right?” Or, my personal favorite, “Yeah, can you believe he tweeted that?! I know. Like, who’s gonna actually read that?” But then, the VERY. NEXT. TIME. we find ourselves, sitting-at-a-train, oooor sitting ON a train;... Read more »

The Loss of a Facebook Friend

The Loss of a Facebook Friend
Tangent storyline of “What It Means to be a Facebook Friend” article. I worked with a woman some years ago who was a little ill put together in her old age and did some suffering with daily tasks. She worked in the cubicle next to me for a year and a half at my first... Read more »

[Behind-the-Scenes] Crafting The Miley Cyrus VMA Media Explosion

[Behind-the-Scenes] Crafting The Miley Cyrus VMA Media Explosion
So by now we’ve all witnessed it. The power of the MileyCyruSaurus media shockwave that blew through the internet. The media shockwave she was able to create with one, carefully thought out and planned performance meant to do everything it would do. The immediate shock and awe at the performance. The fact that CNN had... Read more »
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12 Things Miley Cyrus Could Have Done Differently at the 2013 VMAs

12 Things Miley Cyrus Could Have Done Differently at the 2013 VMAs
I feel people sometimes get so caught up in the illusion of the first time that we forget this isn’t actually the first time this has been performed. Now, I’m not a PR Specialist (actually, I own a web design company in the suburbs of Chicago) but I know there are some out there. However,... Read more »
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