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You Came To The Right Place

Back in August of last year, I posted every day for a month. I’m going to try this again for the month of April. This is not an April Fool’s Day joke. I find that I’ve got a bit more … Continue reading

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Writing It Out

August took a lot out of me, writing-wise. I showed up here every day. I wrote and rewrote an epic 50 page memo that made its way into the hands of the chairman of my firm. (When I think about … Continue reading

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What Kind Of Blog Is This, Anyway?

I stepped outside with the dog this morning, half-ready for work, and I felt it: the first sigh of autumn, a near imperceptible coolness in the air. If this were a fashion blog, this is where I’d post pictures of … Continue reading

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Why I Blog For Women — Part II

This is a continuation of yesterday’s post, in which I took issue with this article¬†on Forbes.com.¬† Yesterday, I argued that feminist blogs empower women by identifying and talking about discrimination. I disagree with the argument in the Forbes article that … Continue reading

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[This is the most recent in an ongoing series about my love/hate relationship with public transportation in Chicago.] Public Service Announcement: It is not illegal to take photos in public areas of CTA stations. Last night two CTA security guards … Continue reading

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How To Survive Family Vacation

Husband and I had grand plans to blog on vacation. Or at least to write and take photos and return with stories to tell. A full week later, I have to admit that vacation got in the way. We spent … Continue reading

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