I say tomato, you say frittata

December 9, 2010 by  
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Metaphorically speaking, have you ever had your heart set on making an omelet only to have someone try to convince you that a frittata is really what you meant to make all along? Go ahead and make your omelet, just the way you like it…

If only things were…

July 26, 2010 by  
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I’m usually the “everything that’s supposed to happen does” person but lately I’ve been dealing with a little of the “if onlys” – If only I had more money, if only things had gone this way instead of that, if only I’d have had this or done that by the time I turned 40. If only things were different.

You’ve come a long way baby: 20 things I’d tell you now

October 26, 2009 by  
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20 things you need to know – Hey you, standing over there looking tough and cute the way little girls often do, it’s me, well you – in about 36 years. Some things haven’t changed much. With the exception of the ribbon, your hair looked a lot like that this morning, and that stance, you […]

Kalin: On having an epiphany at her fortieth birthday party

October 14, 2009 by  
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I started preparing for my 40th birthday 6 months in advance. I knew I was going to have a huge party and look fabulous — and I did! However, looking fabulous is not the same as feeling fabulous.

Running Toward Forty, Maybe Too Fast and Too Hard

September 29, 2009 by  
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Getting close…almost there, the golden age of 40. I’m a single, divorced mom of two boys, and a daughter recently “adopted”, a former student from the high school where I teach. At the moment, I’m consumed by the notion of transition, making decisions, planning for the life I promised myself I’d have at 40…