Monthly Archives: January 2012

My Coming Out as a Feminist

I won a $1,000 ticket to a Ms. magazine fundraiser luncheon featuring Gloria Steinem last week.  With only thirty women in attendance it was a coveted win. Feminism: a word I didn’t like I’m slowly waking up to feminism. Half … Continue reading

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Required Reading for Women Looking For New Friends!

Rachel Bertsche called me nearly two years ago wanting to get my take on how to meet new friends.  She had recently moved to Chicago for marriage and soon realized that while she had met quite a few people at … Continue reading

Posted in Books & Movies, Consistency, Difficulty & Challenges, How To?, Making Friends | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Go Friend-Fishing With a Net, Not a Line!

It’s been over two weeks since I’ve blogged… mostly because I was on a retreat to plug away on my book manuscript all last week and a girl can only produce so many scribbles at a time!   I’m still trying … Continue reading

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What We Need Are More Women, Fewer Girls.

I begrudgingly watched The Bachelor last night and shuddered at how quickly girls sized each other up and put each other down. Hoping they’d feel more cool, more amazing, and more chosen in the process.  Ignorant still to the truth … Continue reading

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