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The beauty and taboo of self-love

A friend sent me a link to a post, which I can't find again now but will try to link to later, with an idea for giving friends the gift of self-love. Because I haven't given all of my girlfriends the gift yet and I can't find the link to give credit to the person… Continue reading The beauty and taboo of self-love

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When you’re saying the long goodbye: World Alzheimer’s Month

What do you know about Alzheimer's? These are just some of the statistics about Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, according to the new report, 2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures.  As staggering as the facts may be, they don’t even begin to cover the day to day reality of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s.  Caring… Continue reading When you’re saying the long goodbye: World Alzheimer’s Month

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Same Love Bert & Ernie Remix [video]

I love all things Sesame Street, as evidenced here and here, and though this isn't from them, as a supporter of all human rights, it still makes my heart smile. Macklemore And Ryan Lewis' Same Love Bert & Ernie Remix, y'all! Enjoy!

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Life is a lesson: 5 things I learned last week

Performance Art I've seen some performance art. Not a lot, but some, and I finally have to confess that I don't get it. After attending the Outside In Exhibition on Friday at the National Museum of Mexican Arts (I highly recommend it), my friends and I headed to the Pilsen Art Walk for the Chicago Art District's,… Continue reading Life is a lesson: 5 things I learned last week

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I don’t live in yesterdays because I know how they end

I remember your last goodbye. The day you told me that we should cease to be. My mind wanted to be brave and accept your wish without question, but my heart didn’t understand and forced my lips to ask you why. “It’s time,” you said. “We’ve outgrown what little we were and I don’t feel… Continue reading I don’t live in yesterdays because I know how they end

Love, Moments

In love in denial

Many conversations on the topic of  love with those who denounce it as if they've resisted its pull and beaten it down or are somehow above it but it's a form of denial because they do not want to admit that love has in fact beaten them left them battered and bruised with such severe… Continue reading In love in denial