Monthly Archive: July 2012

Jul 20 2012

Dodging the Bouquet

When it comes to weird wedding traditions there are plenty to choose from, but one of the most enduring seems to be the ubiquitous bouquet toss. In the rom-coms one usually sees this ritual depicted as a feeding frenzy, a bunch of rabid single women fighting tooth-and-nail to get their hands on that fate-sealing bundle …

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Jul 10 2012

Don’t Call Me Ma’am

I work at a university, surrounded by gaggles of fresh-faced youth, eager to soak up as much knowledge, life experience and Pabst Blue Ribbon as they can. It’s an energizing place to work. Until, of course, a zygote dressed in Abercrombie reminds you just how young you’re not. It happened to me a few months …

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Jul 05 2012

Bit by the Travel Bug

I’m pleased to announce that I’m able to cross one of the big-ticket items off my OMG I’m About to Turn 30 Last-Minute to-do List. I recently returned from my very first trip overseas, and all I can say is WOOHOO! Why didn’t I do this sooner? I was fortunate enough to explore Greece with …

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