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Bonus Points for Failure

One of the totally random things I’ve done a lot of in my working life, both pre and post career transition, is recruiting.  Recruiting, hiring, whatever you call it, basically I spend a lot of time looking at dozens or maybe even hundreds of resumes trying to figure out who I’d like to interview.  And then, I […]
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I Choose My Choice

So this morning I was surfing the net when I came across this article in the New York Observer that kind of stopped me in my tracks.   Sure, these aren’t new issues, but the piece struck a chord with me. I’m sure there are already a lot of women writing about this (I found the article […]
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Can’t Buy Me Love

I guess it was about a month or two ago, I was on an already bad date and the guy asks me, out of nowhere, if I would go out with someone who didn’t have a master’s degree or better.  I’m sure I looked at him like he had 2 heads and said that, yes, […]
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Last Single Girl Standing

So, the other day I got a lovely message from a reader.  In the message he said that he found it odd that I never mentioned any female friends in my posts.  It wasn’t a criticism.  He was just remarking on it. Well, it got me to thinking.  I know I mention friends sometimes, and […]


I’ve been really lonely these last few months.  Lonelier than I can ever remember being.  So lonely it hurts. It started when my mom died (I know that up til now I’ve been saying “my parent/a parent” because I’ve been obsessed with maintaining my anonymity.  But there are lots of women my age in NYC […]
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