Category Archives: Social Media

Gizmos and Gadgets Aplenty

In pursuit of bragging rights and a Tiffany necklace “medal,” I’m in the beginning weeks of training for the Nike Women’s Half Marathon this October in San Francisco. This morning, I geared up for a quick three miler. At my … 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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10 Reasons I Ignored Your Dating Profile

I’ve dabbled in online dating over the years – a few good runs on Match, a brief stint on eHarmony, an excruciating six hours on Plenty of Fish – and after much trial and error, I’ve had some killer dates … 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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Don’t Make Me Think

When I moved from the Chicago suburbs to a small town outside of Phoenix in 2004, I lived in a brand new house, but the rest of the neighborhood was still being developed. So for about six months I did … Continue reading

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