Forever Changed

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Worst Case/Best Case Scenario

The Dating Game

When I told my parents I was moving to Lancaster my mom replied with “you’ll make friends anywhere you go”. Sure, I have 800+ “friends” on Facebook but let’s be honest, how many of them became my friend organically? I mean sure I went to high school with Joe Shmo and worked in NYC with Jane Doe but were they really my “friends”? At this point in my current living situation I find myself to be on the gal pal prowl. ...more

Thank God for Tech Friends

On a follow up to yesterday’s frustrated post, I finally got everything uploaded with minor help from the host support, only to find two very bad things: A) It still wasn’t working, B) My host account had been hacked!  Super Programmer to the rescue!   With the help of a good friend who is a programmer, WordPress is now working! Yay! My friend found that when I entered my information in the config file, smart quotes had been put in with the text edit program I used, so the code was not formatted right. ...more
patriciaappelquist Thanks Patricia. No my new site didn't get hacked. I have an existing site ...more

5 reasons to spend more time with your girl friends

Since my recent breakup from my boyfriend of 5 years, I have spent a lot more time with my friends. I didn’t even realise how little I was seeing them until we started hanging out more. Who needs a boy when you have great girl pals there to support you? Here are 5 reasons why you should spend more time with your girl friends. ...more

Top 10 Things I Learned at Last Year's BlogHer Conference

10. For several days following the conference you will amble around BlogHerized. Definition: The mind-boggling state of sorting through the Who, Where, Why and When of What you experienced at the conference. ...more
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When did making friends get weird?

I've always been the type of person who prefers having one or two close friends rather than a large group of them. I think thats kind of an introvert thing. Growing up, we moved around quite a bit, but I don't distinctly recall any particular anxiety about making friends. Between school and sports, friends just kind of happened....more


OLD FRIENDS NEW FRIENDS….I love my old friends that have stayed in my life on purpose….I love my new friends that have entered or will enter….Both give me perspective that the other cannot give….My old friends tell me who I was and the travels I have been on. We laughed together and cried together and built our dreams together……When life sort of took us on separate roads we still remained friends as I merged into new trafffic to meet new people with different personalities….....more