Feel Good Friday – The Powerful Connection Between Science, Love and Music

February 10, 2017

I’m a professional opera, concert and choral singer that was diagnosed with a brain tumour. The neurosurgeon’s (prof. Dr. Pierre Robe) advice was to do an awake craniotomy so that I could sing during the surgery (on June 13th 2014) in order to avoid deficits after the procedure. The music neuro team of the UMC […]

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Wedding Wednesday – Money Can Be The Root Of All That Is Evil About Weddings

February 8, 2017

For today’ post I am going to respond uncharacteristically by breaking down the submitted story and replying to each paragraph individually…..   Hi, can I ask your and your readers’ advice? You certainly may. I’ve been divorced for 3 years. My ex and I were married for 30 years and were friends until just a […]

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Those Rude Assumptions Nosey Busybodies Make And Why Being Secretive Is Oh So Satisfying

February 7, 2017

My husband is a big guy. He’s 6’6. More than one stranger has asked him if he is a former NFL player. (He is not.) My husband and I work for the same company, but in different departments. While I was at work (my husband had taken the day off, so he was not there), […]

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Phone Drinking Game

February 6, 2017

I’m a woman in my early twenties, and I was recently in a situation that I’d appreciate some insight on. I have a fairly large group of friends whom I’ve known since high school. Some of us have now graduated from college, but we still get together on a regular basis. A few people in […]

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Communication Is Like A Tennis Game….

January 31, 2017

The story, “An ever expanding circle of uninvited guests”, reminded me of a recent scenario that came up for me. I’m a college student and in December one of my classes had a party. At the end of the party one of the women in the class, “D’jane” put out an announcement. “I’ve talked privately […]

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The Ever Expanding Circle of Friendly Guests

January 25, 2017

I love to host parties and events and do so pretty frequently. We throw a variety of events – everything from huge blow out parties to bbq’s, brunches and game nights. I am part of a women’s gaming group that meets monthly. These women are sweet and funny and I enjoy their company. There are […]

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Moocher Mom Misunderstandings

January 19, 2017

This week’s theme of moocher week, and some of the comments, had me wanting to get opinions on a situation I was just in. I don’t honestly think I was a moocher, but maybe I was. Backstory. I am good friends with a lady I will call Sara. Sara and I have sons around the […]

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Wedding Wednesday – The High Maintenance Wedding Guest

January 18, 2017

We have a very high maintenance, not to mention rude, relative I’ll call Susie. She says she has all sorts of “ailments” , none have been proven and they always seem to crop up when another relative is in the hospital. She’s had several for years with no symptoms.   And says she is allergic […]

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