I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.


3 Tips for surviving the holidays as a single person

November 26, 2012

What a relief. After a dozen post-divorce years of figuring out how to deal with the holidays, I actually had a very happy, stress-free Thanksgiving. Now I’m sailing into the […]

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Four reasons why we need routines

November 12, 2012

We’re entering Week 3 after Hurricane Sandy and I am finding that even my relatively unscathed life has been upended. There’s no going back. I am in search of a […]

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Four dating tips that really work

October 15, 2012

There’s nothing like hitting bottom with a good cry because all the weeping will float you back up to the top. That’s what happened to me on a particularly depressing, […]

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It’s National Unmarried & Single Americans Week

September 17, 2012

Yeah, really — we’ve got a thing called National Unmarried & Single Americans Week. Granted, this is not a jazzy-sounding event. But hey, I’ll take it anyway. Single folks, we […]

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Social media impact on personal life

September 3, 2012

Every once in a while, I’ll see a cartoon in The New Yorker that makes me stop — and stare at myself. That’s the power of a doodle that’s worth […]

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My mother, myself

August 30, 2012

So today, I need you to help me write this blog post. I’ll do my part by supplying an iconic image from my childhood. One look and I’ll bet you’ll […]

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Another year, another birthday

August 9, 2012

At some point earlier this summer, I turned 56. Horrors! (I never posted the date on my Facebook because I worry about identity theft. Does that make me sound like […]

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