Monthly Archives: December 2009

Conundrums, Faulty Thinking and the American Girl…

This’ll be short- it’s 12:53am and I’m only mildly still sugarated on the massive Shirley Temples I undertook. I’ve been phrasing the question back and forth and it’s been the subject of two girls on the car ride home, (in giggles,) and a hardcore group chat. There might or might not have been paper, rock,…

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What a job scam might look like…

Scam: Pronunciation: \ˈskam\Function: noun : a fraudulent or deceptive act or operation ___________________________________________ A friend, (who is highly qualified,) finally reached her breaking point in her job search when she called excitedly that she had scored an interview a mere hour after she sent her resume. Caroline*, (not her real name,) is a gorgeous and…

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I hate Christmas. And other musings from 2009.

Know what? Sometimes- being a single parent sucks. It’s not all glee and happiness- with unicorns and lamas prancing in fields of Berry Berry Kix. It’s shit. I’m not afraid to say it’s shit.  Sometimes, it’s even a conundrum; like- a never-ending equation of guilt. If I have strep throat, and she has a cough,…

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Giraffe Kisses…

I watched my daughter personify her giraffe as he kissed me goodnight. In her mind, because she’s not sure what sound a giraffe makes, he meows and rubs his nose on my left arm. The comfort in knowing that she mimics the care I feel for her, (even when she’s princess naughtypants,) it one that…

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Badgeless

The cd is layered with the grime of spending about five years in a red box entitled, “Not until you’re ready.”  The writing is distinctly male and states, “May the 80’s live forever!” He signed it, “To Kate. From: CPO.” You would think that it was a gift in the generation of mall bangs or…

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Why I dig geeks.

I’ve honestly never dated a true geek with a criminal record. I recently met someone and after having a feeling, I did the old: Free Criminal Search on his blue eyes and great smile. After viewing a litany of felonies, (I did actually have to scroll down,) I decided to let him down politely, (out…

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Stolen.

A ridiculous amount of stuff was stolen from my garage. The only thing that could have made it better was being published twice in one day. Honored, excited and humbled. http://www.box.net/shared/izjky0v46m http://www.jobdig.com/articles/1439/The_guide_to_the_perfect_job_search_is%3A__Question%2C_Assess%2C_Develop%2C_Progress!.html

The emotion behind the girl…

Smile though your heart is aching Smile even though it’s breaking When there are clouds in the sky, you’ll get by If you smile through your fear and sorrow Smile and maybe tomorrow You’ll see the sun come shining through for you -Nat King Cole Sometimes, when the stresses of life or the fears of…

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Free to local Minnesota Families!

Inspired Elf Holiday Event: .be.inspired December 12th 1-4pm St. George’s Episcopalian Church 5224 Minnetonka Boulevard Minneapolis, MN 55416-2104 Free Family Photos, Crafts and Cookie Decorating. Free resources On-site. Come be a part of a movement! Contact:   InspiredElfEvent@Gmail.com

Twitter Coat Drive

Let’s DO IT! It’s the first, official snowstorm of the season. (We’re actually calling it snowmageddon, although I prefer flakeapocalypse.) 250 coats for Joseph’s Coat in St. Paul, MN. You, are going to bring 250 coats to the jobsummit and me? I’ll do something entirely ridiculous. (Email me ideas.) Please email me as soon as…

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Tupac and Jesus Christ, FTW!

This guy, apparently really likes Tupac. “The Roman Papacy is the most atrocious, blasphemous, insidious, and evil institution in the history of the world. …Therefore, it is of no suprise that they condone the music of an artist who degraded women, proclaimed violence, and preached murder. This is of no surprise at all.“   -Mark (Peacefmonline.com)…

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