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Back to the Here and Now

I’ve been in the official work force since 1992, and babysitting since 1987. There were a couple of unemployed times after layoffs, but even then, I was always looking for work and still freelancing. The last time I had a … Continue reading

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Summer Camp, BFFs, and the Latest Ep of “Faking It”

In 1989, I went to summer camp with my redheaded best friend, as well as her other best friend. Together we rode in a van, learned the ice-cream man states song, then spent the rest of the week engaging in mostly good … Continue reading

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15 Reasons I Loved the New “Faking It”

1) Karma’s video out-Sparklesing Robin. 2) “I’ve never seen her walk this angry before.” ~ Amy 3) Lauren’s heels not sinking into the dirt, even though it’s warm enough to wear sundresses. 4) Redheaded BFF Karma referring to hamsters during … Continue reading

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Back to NY, Day One — Nanny & Pop-Pop’s House

My third trip back to New York was for my best friend’s wedding. Shannon and I met in sixth grade, became friends in seventh grade, and BFFs in eighth. So it’s been nearly 30 years. We went through junior and … Continue reading

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In His Space, With His Things

It’s been nearly 24 years since we said goodbye to my Pop-Pop. “He really was my hero,” my Nanny sobbed, as we rested next to his place of rest. 23 years later, we laid her next to him. One year … Continue reading

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Avocado-Slicing Wisdom, At 40

At 29, I got sort-of stood up; a guy I was talking to on (AGE ALERT!) Myspace and AIM wasn’t feeling well on the night we were supposed to go to dinner. When we eventually did go out, it was after … Continue reading

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Intentionally Cheesy Movie Night 24: Switchblade Sisters

“Switchblade Sisters” is “A ROLLING THUNDER PICTURE.” It opens with purple text over pictures from my childhood and The Beatles’ “Help!” A lady sings about a “Blackhearted woman” as Pre-Molly Ringwald does “stage business” at a vanity, then puts on a hoodie. A … Continue reading

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