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Some of you know my guilty secret of eternal shame, that I love the show Toddlers & Tiaras.That should clue you that I like a little bling. Sometimes I have trouble balancing my love for the sparkly stuff with my desire … Continue reading
com·pul·sion noun \kəm-ˈpəl-shən\ 2: an irresistible persistent impulse to perform an act (as excessive hand washing) I have a little behavioral quirk that I call Hyper-Efficiency Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. You might call it Weirdness. Here’s a recent example. A television … Continue reading
Jennifer Tucker wears Manolo Blahniks. I wear Easy Spirit Fun-timers Jennifer Tucker shops at Saks. I shop at Big Lots. Jennifer Tucker is first in line on the day they have the latest iPhone. I am first in line on … Continue reading
I sat down today to list the many ways in which I stink. This annual cataloging of faults (with accompanying promises to do better) is a practice better known as making New Year’s resolutions. Coming up with raw material was … Continue reading
Two women slid into the pew directly in front of me as the church service started. The younger led her mother by the hand. The tiny, elderly woman was a bit unsteady on her feet, but her eyes were bright … Continue reading
I’m environmentally sensitive. Like most thinking people, I practice the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse, And Recycle. But my favorite R is the fourth one: Relocate. We have lots of trees, flowers and wide open spaces out in the country where … Continue reading
Two women pass in the street. One is middle aged and overweight, her plodding walk mirroring the exhaustion in her tired, wrinkled face. The other woman is noticeably younger. Her long, blonde hair swings around her smooth, glowing face as … Continue reading
Corporate America, you’re messing up. Big time. My job requires me to spend a lot of time on the phone. That kind of exposure to what now passes for business phone etiquette has made me a seething volcano of frustration. … Continue reading