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Long-Term Single

I’m a chronic insomniac (and I’ve tried all kinds of things, many prescribed by doctors, to deal with this). One of the things I do to cope is to lie in bed and listen to podcasts. Sometimes, I’ll drift off to sleep. Other times, I’ll just lie in bed for hours and listen. But at […]

Just Have a Baby

I’ve got a couple of stories for you, today. Well, a couple of snippets that work together. There’s this woman I know, a friend of a friend I haven’t seen in ages, who’s pregnant. I’m so happy for her, especially since the last time we saw each other she was telling me that she was […]

Single Women are Deviants

Like many of you, I’m sure, I’ve been so caught up in what’s going on in Japan and Libya that it’s been hard to pay much attention to domestic dramas this week.  But late last night I was bopping around the web, and this story caught my eye (how could it not). Unmarried: The Tempest […]

Stop Wagging Your Finger at Me

I didn’t want to write this post. In fact, just yesterday I said that I was not going to write this post. But here I am… writing it. Because I’m just that irritated. I’m so annoyed, in fact, that I’m pretty damn close to doing a mass purge of my twitter account. Because I don’t […]

What is Age Appropriate?

So, a few weeks ago I was out with friends, at a bar, and I overheard a women (who was a good 10-15 years my junior) say that she didn’t think it was age appropriate for older women to be out drinking in bars, acting like they were still in their 20s. She was a […]