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Seven Things You Didn’t Know.

Last week, Anita Grace Howard  started a game of “blog-tag”. The topic, Seven Things You Might Not Know About Me, has garnered some very interesting responses from readers and bloggers alike. Ashley Graham joined the game on her blog with some surprising details about herself. Now, I’m tagging you. If you have a blog and want to play, leave a […]

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Cinderella: Fairy Tale Princess or Troubled Teen?

In my relentless quest for knowledge, I came upon a shocking discovery that shattered basic truths of my childhood. I offer you the truth about  Cinderella. Cinderella’s father was a weak, shallow man who gave into his young daughter’s every whim, avoiding confrontation and discipline at all costs. Cinderella’s fits of rage at being refused […]

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Dear John, I Miss You.

Dear John, I cannot believe it’s been exactly six years since I last saw you. I remember you were eating strawberry Cool-Whip, right from the container. Then you went to work in my van. I never saw you again. Well, seeing you in the casket doesn’t count, because it didn’t look like you; it wasn’t […]

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Guilty Pleasures

We all have them. Guilty pleasures that we’re embarrassed to admit we indulge in or we admit to them with a sort of shameful pride. These are the first three that came to mind in no particular order. Guilty Pleasure 1-Tuesday evening, a box of Cheez-Its, a glass of wine, and What Not to Wear […]

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Query, Baby.

You gaze lovingly with pride at your bundle of joy. You’ve nurtured and labored for so long. The pain, the sacrifice, the years of waiting are all behind you.  No, I’m not talking about having a baby. I’m talking about writing a book. You know what happens after a mother has a baby, but what […]

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Ladies, Can We Have It All?

I’m not exactly sure what it means to have it all. Maybe Halle Berry is an example of a woman that has it all. Brains, beauty, talent, that body, a baby, a flourishing career and Gabriel Aubry. Nope. She doesn’t have it all. So I googled “you can have it all”.  Here’s a small sampling of […]

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L.O.V.E.

There is only one happiness in this life, To love and be loved. George Sand Love is complicated. So complicated that the definition of this tiny one syllable word has twenty-eight different meanings. Many meanings. One commonality–we all want it. And once we have it, we want to know how much of it we’re getting. “How […]

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