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Tales of Home Ownership (HO) and Taking It Like a HO
March 27, 2019

Dear Community Leadership and Organizers,Thank you for reassuring me that the concussive blast I heard the other night was a bomb being safely detonated in the woods a mile from my home.

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How to Write a Review…For Friends
January 29, 2019

I’m sure most of you out there have a friend or a friend of a friend who has ventured into an independent, artistic field. It may be a novel, a podcast, a vlog…um…designer crepes. You get the idea...

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“Good” Books and Bad Reviews
December 14, 2018

I sense the shadow of a disembodied force that could cause anguish in my soul, lurking behind me.

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1 Bet + 1 Thesis = 3 Novels
October 25, 2018

Some authors have toiled away with degrees in creative writing or French literature. I am not that author.I originally went to college (or “uni” for my friends across the pond) to become a science teacher.

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Six-Pack Pumpkin Beer Review (Warning: Kill Bill spoilers ahead)
October 24, 2018

Autumn is a glorious time. Hooded sweatshirts. Colorful leaves. And pumpkin beer.

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Back to School Reminders for Everyone
September 6, 2018

Believe it or not, I have 34 years of student/teacher experience, and I’d like to use that knowledge to help you. Because whether you have children or not, everyone is affected by the back to school experience.

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Ego, Red Tape, and Death: Books You Should Read
August 17, 2018

In 1993, I was a 13-year-old girl growing up in central Pennsylvania. I liked softball, bad action movies, and due to the Scully Effect, I wanted to explore a career in medicine.

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My Obsession with Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Passing the Extra Flamey Torch (Yes, there are spoilers. Duh!)
August 1, 2018

During the spring of 1997, my friends kept talking about this new supernatural show, Buffy, over lunch. I wasn’t into the Anne Rice vampire-thing so I dismissed their admiration for the show from the failed movie.

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Coming Out…Again…And Again
July 19, 2018

There are oodles of facts and pieces of advice I’ve heard regarding the coming out process over the years. “Everyone’s process is different.” “Have a supportive network in place.” “Don’t do it at a Klan…I mean, Trump rally.”

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Rugby: A Novice Spectator’s Guide
July 3, 2018

“You’d make a great hooker.” My wife directed this statement at me a few months ago.

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Ocean's 8 Power Ranking
June 18, 2018

I must warn you of the words you’re about to read. These words container mild spoilers of the recently released Ocean’s 8...

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Don’t Let Pride Catch You with Your Pants Down (Until You Want Them Down)
May 29, 2018

We’re here. We’re queer. And we’re unprepared to go to Pride because we forgot when it was and it snuck up on us again. Yay!

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Democracy Made Me Write a Blog About My Chihuahua
May 14, 2018

You may be asking yourself, “Why would a concept of government force you to write about a tiny dog?”

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