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Archive for the ‘I am not a role model’

I Still Get to Say No

So a funny thing happens when you’re my age and still single, well many funny things… One of those funny things is that there lots are people who assume you should “stop being so picky.”  And that the reason I’m single is that I’ve been turning away perfectly good guys for random, frivolous reasons. Oh, […]

I Donwanna

Not feeling real articulate right now. It’s not that I don’t want to write. Or even that I don’t have things to write about. I just can’t seem to get my ideas together into post form. Can I blame Irene? So here’s something that’s been going on. Or not going on. I was supposed to […]

I’ve Got to Think Twice Before I Give My Heart Away

This isn’t a story I’d been planning on telling here. Not here, not now. But then it came to mind as I was responding to comments on a recent post and I haven’t been able to get it out of my head. So here it is. Note: Writing this was hard for me. I’d like […]

The People Who Believe Win, The Skeptics Lose

So now that I’m feeling better (hooray for feeling better) I’m trying to get out and resume a life. You  know, see people, do stuff. Yesterday I even went out to the movies (Captain America, it didn’t suck). I decided to walk part of the way home, as I’d eaten way too much (ok, after […]


Life is full of misunderstandings. Hell, talk about an understatement! Not too long ago I listened, amused, as a much younger woman told a story of a man she kinda, sorta knew who made what she thought was a totally out of left field pass at her. She was shocked at what she thought was […]