Daily Archives: February 15, 2012

The Virginia legislature has once again shown that they have no respect for the dignity of women. Make no mistake, transvaginal ultrasound is an invasive procedure.  To have it done because there is a suspicion of ovarian, uterine, or cervical … Continue reading

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This is me, patting myself on the back.

[This is my exercise in self-esteem.  Please feel free to ignore.] My job coach told me to take time to appreciate myself.  In that spirit, I decided to reread my last two weeks of posts as though they were written … Continue reading

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Beautiful, again.

After my post the other night, “Pretty and Beautiful,” I have been trying to tease out what I find beautiful. Uniqueness.  The late great Amy Winehouse was beautiful in spite of all of her issues because she always came across … Continue reading

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No. Just no. And don’t call me "sugar," either.

Dear barista: I am not your “dear.”  I only see you on those rare occasions that your work schedule and my visits to this particular Starbucks (which is neither of my usual ones) coincide. It’s bad enough that you ask … Continue reading

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What do you mean, this isn’t a federal holiday?

Happy “50% off all chocolate in red heart-shaped boxes” Day.**No, this joke is not original to me.  I first heard it years ago on LiveJournal. I’ve never claimed to be all that original.

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I have not watched the Grammys in years. By some odd chance I ended up watching on Sunday night, and it made me regret that I had gotten out of the habit. I ended up listening to the nominees and … Continue reading

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