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Archive for the ‘Because, that’s why’

Matchmaker, Matchmaker

I’m thinking of meeting with a matchmaker.  I’ve been thinking about it for a while.  Not actively.  It’s just been one of those random ideas that occasionally pops up in my mind, like, “you should eat more blueberries”. Let’s face it, I’m not getting any younger.  I’m not going to tell you the exact date […]
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Seriously, No Really

I’m a child of the 70s and sometimes the timing of my birth and life really pisses me off.  The economy was pretty damn sucky when I got out of college (not as bad as it is now, but pretty bad). AIDS came into the national consciousness just as I was becoming interested in sex.  […]
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It’s That Time Again – Shameless Self Promotion Saturday

AKA Blog Business I thought it was about time I checked in on this stuff.  I have some new readers.  Hello new readers.  Welcome and thank you.  I hope you continue to enjoy the blog.  If you are enjoying it, please (here goes that shameless self promotion) consider following me, subscribing, adding me to your […]
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What’s in A Name

We only dated for a few months.  I was 20 and I guess he was probably the same age.  And I hated his name.  Hated it the way only a self-involved, 20 year-old could hate the name of a guy she was dating.  He had one of those really geeky names that brought to mind […]
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You Are What You Drink

I admit it.  I’m part of the problem.  The newspaper business is dying and I’m one of the reasons why (OK – I know that the problems of the newspaper industry are far more complex than just the fact that more people are reading the online editions.  There’s the decline in ad revenues, the cost […]