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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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Always A Day Late

I make New Year’s Resolutions every year. I think about them and I write them down. I never start them on January 1st, though. The first day of the year is reserved for sleeping and schlepping around the house and … Continue reading

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My Not-So Secret

Last week I met a friend/mentor before work. Actually, she’s somebody I used to work and run with and I haven’t seen her in two years, but I want to make her my friend/mentor. Mostly because she used to work … Continue reading

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A Roundabout Way Of Saying That I Am Going to Post Less, More Often

Husband has asked for a link to my blog about ten times. He can’t remember what it’s called. And, although he’s way more computer savvy than me, he clearly hasn’t honed his browser history checking skills the way I did … Continue reading

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I noticed that there’s been a flurry of seasonal blogging this week. It seems like lots of places around the country are starting to feel like spring, and from what I hear, temperatures in Arizona hit 100 degrees, which sounds … Continue reading

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Bits And Pieces

Big things are happening in the world today. Catastrophe in Japan. Over in Arizona, my brother and sister-in-law gave birth to their first child. Things are happening in my life, too, but they are small things. The weather warmed up … Continue reading

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The Secret Lives of Bloggers

Here’s the thing bloggers think but don’t say. We all secretly want to make a living doing it. We stare longingly at the shiny happy images and the hordes of followers and the somehow unobtrusive ads on really successful blogs … Continue reading

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Second Chances

I signed up for a twitter account this weekend. Rather, I re-signed up for a twitter account. I’ve signed up and then deactivated at least twice before. I think the problem was that I didn’t know how to use it. … Continue reading

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Media Darlings

Have you noticed the proliferation of gorgeous ladies writing gorgeous design and lifestyle blogs these days? Yes? Have you noticed bloggers left and right getting pregnant and the sudden corresponding escalation of baby toys, baby clothes, and baby tips taking … Continue reading

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A Brief Word Of Explanation

I started work. I work long hours. Even though I have downtime during the day, I can’t draft blog posts from work Because the firm I work for has an “Internet Posting” policy and I don’t think I’m in violation … Continue reading

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