Category Archives: Advice of the Solicited and Un Kind

Sweet But A Psycho

Although one of my grandest of all pet peeves is hearing about “crazy girls,” I gotta admit, this catchy tune gets into your head and stays there.

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Short Notes on Turning 30

Before our first vet school exam, the teachers gave us some example questions to help direct our studies. One of the questions was, “Write short notes on the tongue.” I remember this exact question because I remember thinking, “Short notes? … Continue reading

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I Have To Pay 50 Pounds So I Don’t Get Deported

I’m on hold with the Edinburgh City Counsel. I’ll probably get this whole post written before anyone answers. But I’ll wait patiently as I need to pay a fine so I don’t end up in Scottish prison and Huckleberry doesn’t … Continue reading

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Goat Therapy

With a baby goat nuzzling your neck, who needs therapy? Continue reading

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Advice to Rush Limbaugh

I have ironic timing. I write this article establishing myself as an Ortho Tri-Cyclen popping single woman in the same week that Rush Limbaugh has to go and call Sandra Fluke a slut. Oh hell. I usually stay away from … Continue reading

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Love Is All You Need

I should be sleeping; my body is completely drained of its energy stores; I ate popcorn for dinner tonight because anything else seemed too difficult to microwave. Yet, I find myself in bed with my mind full. I hope the … Continue reading

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No Year’s Resolution

At the end of a long December, there’s one phrase I hear every year as the clock strike’s midnight: “May this one be better than the last.” This New Year’s Eve, I looked around the crowded room (um – am … Continue reading

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Sometimes You’re The Bird, Sometimes You’re The Cat

So, here’s my Art of Requiting the Unrequited Post for B: Continue reading

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The Handy Man Hunt – Phase 1

I get almost as much inspiration from the people who leave comments on my Dating Column as I do from classic films, romantic comedies and wacky self-help books. This week was no exception! Pete, someone who has sporadically commented on … Continue reading

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Hallmark Card for the Other Woman

The poaching we talked about tonight referred to the art of breaking up a relationship and taking your share of the spoils. Continue reading

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