Monthly Archives: November 2012


During my first couple of years in Los Angeles, I would meet up with friends and watch this local band play.  It was fun, low pressure and pretty casual– particularly since we knew the guys in the band. We weren’t besties, or anything like that, but we knew them well enough. Sadly, I had not

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Oh, So That’s Empowerment…

I get a lot of emails trying to sell me stuff. One recent one was a coupon for a discounted rate to learn pole dancing. Don’t worry—I am not about to go on a rant about pole dancing. I understand that it can be a great workout. I get that many people, soccer moms and

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Good Riddance Day Contest

Info on the “Good Riddance Day Contest” landed in my inbox, and I knew I had to share it with you all.  Even the most well-adjusted person has at least one thing that they would like to bid “Good Riddance.”  Others may have two or twelve things that they would like to eliminate from their

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And Here We Are

And here we are again. It’s a Monday. You were probably off of work last week, so the return to nine to five living is not quite what you are ready to do. Couple that with Cyber Monday, and I figure that you’ll be spending a lot of time on the Internet today trying to

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The Travel Day

For many of you, today is a travel day. Have a safe journey and enjoy the holiday!  For those of you staying in town and sitting at your desks counting down the minutes until you are freed, I bring you my words of wisdom.

Single at the Holidays

I’ve been reading a lot of discussion lately about how difficult it is for singles to get through the holidays. I must admit, I go the other way with this kind of thing. I keep thinking “Thank God!” I’m single at the holidays. I know some of you are rolling your eyes at me right

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