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Finale

Stories are shaped by the way we tell them. There are the facts, and then the way we present the facts. Our attitudes and prejudices. I could tell this story a few different ways,  each with it’s own spin. I’m not sure which would be right.  Instead I’ll just try to throw it all out […]

The Little Things Add Up

I had a hard time getting out of bed this morning. I was overcome with more than just a touch of depression.  It doesn’t hit me often, but every once in a while I become overwhelmed by all of the little things. The ones that aren’t working. This is the longest I’ve gone without hearing […]
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4 Ways to Bed a Gold Digger (and send me running)

Today’s post was supposed to be centered on some new data release by Match.com. My regular readers know that I love data. LOVE IT.  But alas, I’ve had no time to write a coherent post on the topic.  Seriously, it’s already past noon on a Friday and I’m just now getting to my Friday post. I […]

When In Doubt, Do Nothing

I really don’t have that much to say about last night’s date with Mr. Midwest. It was our 6th date (I think, maybe it was the 7th?). After some last minute changes (scheduling issues, overcrowded restaurants) we ended up at a great local wine bar that we’ve been to before. Tonight was probably the most […]

Dead or Alive

Let’s cut to the chase, shall we?  There seems to be 2 schools of thought. In one, people break up and never, ever, EVER, speak to their ex again.  Jane Wonder wrote a fabulous post on this and labeled the method, Dead to Me (I’ve since mentioned it repeatedly on this site). Other people try to […]