Archive for September 2013

The Chicago Cubs: in twenty years I hope I don't have to write this

The Chicago Cubs: in twenty years I hope I don't have to write this
Dear Cubs, It’s 2033. I am 75 years old and I have been with you guys a long time. Since 1969. Hell that’s a couple of lifetimes to some. But one thing has never changed: you still haven’t won a World Series. I stopped going to games back in 2013. I went to your last... Read more »

Elton John is coming to Allstate Arena and I need a meet and greet!

Elton John is coming to Allstate Arena and I need a meet and greet!
Anyone who knows me, or should I say knows me well associates me with Elton John. So of course when it was announced that he was coming to the Allstate Arena on November 30 I was notified immediately by my sister. And of course, the anxiety that I always feel when I know he is... Read more »

Dexter series finale: just no way to have a good ending

Dexter series finale: just no way to have a good ending
I don’t know about you but I have been a die hard fan of Dexter for several years. Anyone that knows me was shocked at the fact that here I am, afraid of any sharp object that comes within a hundred yards of me, loving a show about a serial killer who stabs his victims... Read more »
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Cold Calling in Sales: the fine line between pushy and totally obnoxious

Cold Calling in Sales: the fine line between pushy and totally obnoxious
For the past fifteen years I have been an independent sales rep. I sell cool stuff: women’s stuff. Jewelry, handbags, really fun reading glasses. I love my job. For fifteen years I have loved my job actually. Sure, there are moments when I get frustrated just like anyone else but I freaking love what I... Read more »

Yom Kippur and my day of repentance: or the day I don't know what to do

Yom Kippur and my day of repentance: or the day I don't know what to do
This has been a tough year for me no doubt. Breast cancer round two has been a most unwelcome event in my life and today, on my day of atonement, I feel a little bit lost as to what to do. Despite being Jewish and feeling so to my core, I have not practiced the... Read more »

Project Runway and Michael Kors: Oh how I've missed him!

Project Runway and Michael Kors: Oh how I've missed him!
Tonight’s episode of Project Runway had the one element I have been missing all season: Michael Kors commentaries. Or Michael Kors in general. Sometimes the age old saying, “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone” holds so very true. This has been a good season so far with regards to designing. There are... Read more »
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