Tag: Celeste Parker

Lofty Expectations Made Me An Unhappy Camper

Lofty Expectations Made Me An Unhappy Camper
By Celeste T. Parker When this girly girl changed her Facebook status to “going camping” a universal LOL ensued.  Think Paris Hilton on the reality show, The Simple Life.  With more sense, fewer dollars, and about the same love of all things fabulous I would seemingly fare about as well as she.  To all my,... Read more »

Racial Profiling the International Lover

By Celeste T. Parker They say the best way to get over a man is to get under a new one.  They also say that in order to find him, you have to get lost—in new classes, hobbies…even in aisle four of Home Depot as you feign the need for help with screws and…ahem, wood. ... Read more »

Oh No She Didn't! 12 Summer Styles Men Hate

Adam’s Ribs: Summer Etiquette Tips By Celeste T. Parker Ahhh Summer.  In like a tortoise, out like a hare; I do believe we are finally free of freezing temps.  Buckingham Fountain, Blues and Gospel Music Festivals, Navy Pier Fireworks, Chosen Few House Picnic, Taste of Chicago, Movies in the Park, Ravinia, Venetian Night– summertime Chi... Read more »

Over-Analyze This: How Self-Doubt Ruins Everything

The Conjuring By Celeste T. Parker The worst pain is self-inflicted. I’ve always felt this way, but the emotions are intensified on what will easily go down as one of the worst days of my life.  For as long as I can remember I’ve dreamed of being a writer a la Carrie Bradshaw: the cool... Read more »