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Spank You for Nothing

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Back in prehistoric times (and by that I mean the 60s), wearing stockings meant one of two things: you either were slutty and wore a garter belt, or you were a “lady” and wore a girdle. There was no other choice. And, if you were in high school, it was definitely the girdle.

Yes. Fourteen year old girls were wearing girdles daily. Because heaven forbid we should be comfortable. And because we all knew girls who wore garter belts were easy. Or at least that’s what our mothers told us.

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(Reality) Check, Please

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Just because he’s a “great guy” doesn’t mean he should be your guy. I mean, we’ve all bought shoes we love but can’t wear because they simply kill our feet. Who says it isn’t the same with men?

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Hated it!

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

“Hate-reading”, when you follow someone you really don’t like on Facebook or other social media, is being called the newest thing to let us gloat over others’ phoniness and narcissism. But, really, it’s only the latest way to do this. I know people who have made this kind of reconnaissance a lifetime mission. (more…)

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Do Heels Deserve Our Heart & Soul?

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Men will never understand the relationship women have with shoes.

I know that’s a blanket statement and I realize not every woman can relate. . . but I also know that most women over 40 – in fact all women – love our shoes.¬† We don’t all treat them with loving care. But we don’t all treat our men/partners that way either. But we do indeed form relationships with our pumps, sandals and wedgies that defy logic or, better stated, define us.

Now, if you’re one of those women who defiantly pooh-pooh the rest of us for our zapato zest, you may as well sign off right now. Because this, my dears, is an ode to shoes. (more…)

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Slap Yourself

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Every wanted to go back in time and slap yourself? Not me. Everything I’ve done, every relationship I started/ended, every decision I’ve made was right, right, right.

Not.

Oh, yes, when I think back to college¬† and beyond (but not as far back as high school, because we were all idiots back then), I did some pretty stupid things and I put up with some pretty lousy guys. Alas, I can’t go back in time. But if I could, I would give myself an earful. (more…)

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