50 Shades? No thanks. I’d rather set my hair on fire

Well folks, now that the fifty shades of grey trailer is out, and I’m totally depressed about the state of affairs over there…   I thought I will mention MY favorite movie of the summer, maybe the year…unsurprisingly, it is the second movie of the director John Carney, who directed my other favorite, “Once”. “Begin […]

Not Everyone is Beautiful.

I really liked this Huffington post article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nathan-biberdorf/not-everyone-is-beautiful_b_5554940.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000046 Particularly: I want to tell you something, whoever you are. I don’t know if you’re beautiful, funny, smart, friendly, musical, caring, diligent, athletic, or if you make a mean crème brûlée. But I know this: You are valuable. You are interesting. You are worth loving. So forget […]

My life as a disposable partner

Oh Elle magazine. I usually only look to you for fashion…but today’s article hit me.  http://www.elle.com/news/lifestyle/my-life-as-a-disposable-partner?src=spr_FBPAGE&spr_id=1448_71013400&linkId=8805546 Except the sobbing into gym socks. I’m not really a gym-going kinda gal. But it’s so true. There’s nothing worse than that feeling of being someone’s plan B, last resort, “my man’s away, so we can play” texts really […]

So I came out of the closet last month…

Before I let your imagination run away with you (as funny as that would be), perhaps I’ll clarify. I came out of the closet as a chaste single person (i.e. my version of dating which seems to resemble that of an 80 year old Amish grandma to these particular friends). I basically kind of dodged […]