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I Wish I’d Said Something…

For most of my life, I have relied on my brain for judgment and decision making. The problem is, there’s a lot of noise in my head, and it’s not always pleasant. Like my shitty inner critic telling me I’m not worthy and I’m a fraud, I should...

Wow, That’s Genius!

I have just spent one short but glorious week in Copenhagen and Paris with my husband. Both cities hold special places in my heart. Copenhagen because I was born there of a Danish mother and spent many hyggelig (cozy) times there with my Danish family, including a...

I Was Talking to a Celebrity, and I Had No Idea!

I’ve had the good luck to meet some famous people over the years: Jerry Seinfeld and Julia Child (work events), Barack Obama (fundraiser when he was running for IL state senator), Ali Wentworth (luncheon for her book tour), John Kerry (at a car rental in Los...

My favorite website for clothing finds!

In my teens and twenties, I used to love spending a leisurely afternoon at the mall. I would go from store to store, browsing the latest fashions, trying on clothing, and purchasing a selection of affordable items that my limited salary would allow. I’d usually...

Road Rage

My husband gets annoyed at cars driving slowly in front of us. Sometimes I do too. But I remind him (and myself): What if this was your elderly mother in that car, unsure of where she’s going? Or your daughter, when she was learning to drive? We both also get...

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