Five tips to avoid job seeking awkwardness after Uni

Adjusting to life after university is a whole new level of weird. I for one was used to staying up all night discussing the evils of the “west” with all the self importance of Jeremy Paxman, but with more pajama top soup stains. I was used to attending workshops full of budding writers who viewed any post graduation job as a stopgap before an inevitable literary breakthrough would mean that they could spend the rest of their lives banging out bestsellers on a vintage typewriter, hyped up on various substances Hunter S. Thompson style.     ...more

An Apology to My First Child

 Dear Daughter #1,I'm sorry.  I'm sure you have noticed that your father and I do not really know what we’re doing. That we figure everything out on you, our lovely, gracious guinea pig.You are our learner child. We’re feeling our way along, using you as our test case. We make our biggest mistakes with you and on you and then have a some idea how to get things right with your younger sister.I'm particularly sorry for…...more

Be Careful of Monday Morning Quarterbacking

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Cringe-Worthy Household Mistakes -- and Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Memories from one of my DIY experiences will last forever — on the garage floor...more

3 Common Online Dating Mistakes For Men Over 50

Curious about the 3 common online dating mistakes for men over 50?  1. Trolling for women in their 20’s and 30’s2. Assuming a 28 yr. old woman would prefer themover a 20, 30, or  even 40-something3. Refusing to consider dating women their own age or older     Well the 1st one SHOULD be they need a big CLUE.  Possibly a bit harsh, it's not on the list.  ...more

Unforgettable for All the Wrong Reasons

   Everybody “makes mistakes” occasionally. (When my son was small and did something wrong, he’d say “Oopsie…” in his cute little boy voice.)...more

My Own Worst Enemy

NaBloPoMo – BlogHer – March 2014Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Would you say that you are your own best friend?~~~~~~~~Am I my own best friend? No, that would be my hubby. My status would be that ‘I am my own worst enemy’. I tend to ‘beat myself up’, but my hubby helps me turn my thoughts around and see the reality of the situations....more

How I Lost My Self-Respect & Got It Back

I wrote a letter and it cost me my dignity and my self respect. The letter went a little something like this:I'm going to be frank and dominant here and say maybe we should just fuck. We can take away the pressure of being friends and trying to hang out. Let's face it, we have rock star sex together and maybe that is all it needs to be. If you don't respond, I will go and I won't bother you again. But I thought I would try....more
Thanks VickieFowler445 I really appreciate the sentiments. I find that I still think about him ...more

First Time Twitter Users Beware These Tweeting Blunders!

If you’re new to the world of entrepreneurship, or you’re an old business wanting to learn some new tricks, getting a handle on all things social media should be on the top of your priority list. I don’t need to tell you that social media is the best free marketing option available to you and your business, but I do need to tell you what not to do when it comes to Twitter....more

Crosspost: Oh Happy Fault