Monthly Archives: August 2012

They Don’t Call ‘Em the Trenches for Nothin’

I hired a babysitter today so that I could work with a client, get some food shopping done and, as it turns out, even have a few extra minutes to fill the car with gas and get my eyebrows done.  Success! The spa, it was not.  But honestly, a few hours alone – even to [...]

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Green Tomato Stacks with Goat Cheese, Peaches and Balsamic Reduction (Two Ways)

I always thought I’d be famous.  People even told me my name sounded famous: Annie Sims Messenger. Obviously, I agreed. Although the talent that would lead me to fame remained undiscovered, my faith in my own future celebrity never wavered.  I knew something would pop up in time for me to be strutting red carpets [...]

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Let’s Keep it Classy, Facebook

I do not love my friends. I do not think kids with cancer are beautiful. I do not recognize any movies from my youth. I do not want that man to get the transplant he needs to live. I do not wish we had a cure for…well, anything life-threatening. Basically, I am the worst human [...]

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The Photo Edition

By request (Honest to God I Swear No Really), here are the photos I have from BlogHer’12.  To be honest, I don’t have that many since my camera phone mysteriously only works when I take photos with Instagram and I was trying not to completely photo bomb my Instagram account.  Someday soon I will make [...]

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5,000 Horny Camels?

So, I went to BlogHer and everyone kept pointing at me and saying, “You don’t belong here, lady.  Go home.”  And I cried and got on the subway and headed all the way back to Brooklyn, dripping with sweat and tears. Then I woke up. Kidding. I didn’t have any nightmares about BlogHer, but as [...]

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Belonging

For eight years I spent a portion of my summer at Camp Favorite. (Real name.  I know.) When I was seven I begged my parents to let me go and they agreed to five nights.  By the time I was fourteen I was spending a month there as a Counselor in Training (CIT). I loved [...]

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