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Do you have Baby(less) mama drama?

My very proper Mom recently told me that being married was overrated and I should just find someone—anyone—to father her unborn grandchildren. “I’m not getting any younger and neither are you!” may have been her exact words. As I stated in a past blog, La anti-Latina, I am an anomaly; a single, childless Latina in her… Continue reading Do you have Baby(less) mama drama?

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F*ck the glass slipper! It’s all about the purple suede stilettos

I almost typed the title of this post without the asterik, but figured I'd ease into the profanity on this blog. As I work to develop my writing voice I have to be authentic and the authentic me swears. Sometimes a lot. And as a good friend suggested when we discussed my blog, my blog… Continue reading F*ck the glass slipper! It’s all about the purple suede stilettos

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Where a sleepless night can lead…

I couldn't sleep Friday night. This is, of course, not a new thing for me. Sometimes I can manage a few hours, sometimes sleep doesn't come at all. To those who sleep easily, I'm sure this will sound strange, but I prefer the not sleeping at all. I find that I am anxious to be… Continue reading Where a sleepless night can lead…

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Dating: Is this really all there is?

This was originally posted on an old blog back in October 2008. Most still holds true... It was Crosstown Classic weekend and I was at a bar with some friends. It was crowded, everyone was in a good mood. Cubs and Sox fans were giving each other a hard time, but all in fun. I… Continue reading Dating: Is this really all there is?

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Love, it’s a challenge: The [almost] perfect date

It begins with a look. A look that leads to conversation, no big deal. It's just conversation, you've had great conversation before and you've been disappointed, but deep inside you want to believe that maybe this time it will be different. You share tidbits of your life, hoping you're saying enough, worried you're saying too… Continue reading Love, it’s a challenge: The [almost] perfect date

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You don’t always get what you want

Originally published May 2009 In a conversation about Facebook, a friend once stated that anyone from their past not currently in their lives probably doesn't need to be there. I wholeheartedly disagree. Though there are many people from my past who are not and will not ever be part of my present, there are many… Continue reading You don’t always get what you want