November 2007

Sometimes, The BF has to drag me to movies. Okay, most of the time. He’s remained a more ardent fan of both film and music, almost always willing to put up with the minor discomfort that trekking out to consume new things involves. I don’t know when I shifted from being the girl who’d see […]

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There is something about this time of year that, even if she really, really likes winter holidays and cooler weather, can bring an up dude down. And that’s where I am, down. Or down-ish. Not so far down as I was pre-Arnie, certainly, but hey…getting up from down is a process. (So is learning that […]

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This is Day 21 of a 21-day effort to see the good in what might, at first, look like an irredeemable drag. Its name comes from a classic bit of dialogue uttered by actor Kevin Bacon in a classic film of my generation, Animal House. Everyone knows that the phrase “painless breakup” is an oxymoron. […]

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This is Day 20 of a 21-day effort to see the good in what might, at first, look like an irredeemable drag. Its name comes from a classic bit of dialogue uttered by actor Kevin Bacon in a classic film of my generation, Animal House. One of the sad facts of divorce is a general […]

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This is Day 19 of a 21-day effort to see the good in what might, at first, look like an irredeemable drag. Its name comes from a classic bit of dialogue uttered by actor Kevin Bacon in a classic film of my generation, Animal House. I did not discover I was a dog person until […]

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This is Day 18 of a 21-day effort to see the good in what might, at first, look like an irredeemable drag. Its name comes from a classic bit of dialogue uttered by actor Kevin Bacon in a classic film of my generation, Animal House. My other sisters have lost far more of real value […]

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This is Day 17 of a 21-day effort to see the good in what might, at first, look like an irredeemable drag. Its name comes from a classic bit of dialogue uttered by actor Kevin Bacon in a classic film of my generation, Animal House. Before I decided to downshift into the carefree (ha!) life […]

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This is Day 16 of a 21-day effort to see the good in what might, at first, look like an irredeemable drag. Its name comes from a classic bit of dialogue uttered by actor Kevin Bacon in a classic film of my generation, Animal House. I don’t know whether to chalk it up to the […]

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This is Day 15 of a 21-day effort to see the good in what might, at first, look like an irredeemable drag. Its name comes from a classic bit of dialogue uttered by actor Kevin Bacon in a classic film of my generation, Animal House. I did not start out here in Hollywood as a […]

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This is Day 14 of a 21-day effort to see the good in what might, at first, look like an irredeemable drag. Its name comes from a classic bit of dialogue uttered by actor Kevin Bacon in a classic film of my generation, Animal House. You have no way of knowing this, but I was […]

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