Category Archives: 80s

Popcorn and Pinot

People love to talk about movies – the talent, the writing, the singing skills of what’s-her-name. They will tweet it, blog it, and small-talk it over drinks. But ask someone to tell you their favorite movie and they’ll freeze up … Continue reading

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Operation… and Other Games that Make Us Better

I love pasta. It’s a deep love, a passionate love, a two syllable lo-ove. And sometimes you do crazy things for love. So the other night when I was making a little rotini and one fell ever-so-dramatically under the burner, … Continue reading

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Better Never Than Early

I recently discovered this pretty nifty little device called an iPhone – it’s kind of like an iPod but you can make calls on it and apparently it’s all the rage. I decided I should probably buy one and I’m … Continue reading

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Social Media Could’ve Saved…

The election is finally over and I’ve already cast my vote for the winner of this season’s The Bachelor, so I figured all my major decisions were behind me for a while. Hasbro, however, has decided to throw a wrench … Continue reading

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How Do I Friend Thee? Let Me Count the Ways…

In second grade, our class had a new student named Brooke. Brooke had just moved into our little Midwestern suburb from a magical faraway land called Texas. Instantly, she was a shiny new object that had everyone’s attention. On her … Continue reading

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The Name Game

The other day I came across an experience I knew I might have only once in a lifetime – I ran into someone under the age of 20 named Tiffany. All of us 80s babies know that we have mega-eternal-exclusive … Continue reading

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Modern Tourism

When I was a kid, my parents took me on a week-long road trip from Chicago to Boston. It was disguised as a learning experience, but I’m pretty sure my dad just wanted to play golf across half the country. … Continue reading

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