Replacing the F Word with the E Word

Replacing the F Word with the E Word

You may have heard that recently the beloved Harry Potter actress, Emma Watson, has been advocating the rights of women as the recently appointed U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador. In her recent speech, given at a special event for the HeForShe campaign,…

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6 Good Reasons I Can’t Always Pick Up my Dog’s Poop

6 Good Reasons I Can’t Always Pick Up my Dog’s Poop

A question for animal lovers and dog owners everywhere: How many times have you left your dog’s defecation on the grass or on the sidewalk or in front of someone’s house and walked away not picking it up? Days or nights when you are…

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Beauty Rules for All Ages: 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s

Beauty Rules for All Ages: 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s

Beauty rules Whenever I hear those words, I always cringe a little bit. Personally, I’ve always been a little more of the “rules are made to be broken’” type. But, for the October issue of More Magazine, writer Holly Crawford called…

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Winter of My Damn Discontent: A Sex Addict’s Journey Continues (cw:18+)

Winter of My Damn Discontent: A Sex Addict’s Journey Continues (cw:18+)

The winter of 2004 grew long and extremely cold, and so did my trail of marriageable men. I needed to prove to myself that I was not a sex addict, so I cut several cars from my promiscuous train. The pickings…

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Dealing with Rude People

Dealing with Rude People

If you wonder what makes me an expert on dealing with rude people, I just want to point out that I am writing from a room with a magnificent view of the Eiffel tower.  If that little nugget of subtlety is…

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Exploring ID with Susanne Junker

Exploring ID with Susanne Junker

Interviewed by Julie Anderson Susanne Junker is a photographer and former top model who knows what it’s like to be judged on appearance. I had the opportunity to interview her about her ongoing ID-identity project—a work in progress spanning the globe—…

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Happy. What is Happy?

Happy. What is Happy?

An Unhappy Perception I hate that Pharrell song, “Happy!” Every time I hear it, I cringe. I want to pull my stereo system out of my car. (Is it even called a stereo system anymore?) I think Pharrell is antagonizing with…

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9 Skincare Products that REALLY WORK from a Celebrity Makeup Artist who KNOWS

9 Skincare Products that REALLY WORK from a Celebrity Makeup Artist who KNOWS

“It’s all fear. That’s our keyword. Keep them afraid, no one will love them, and you can sell them anything.” I recently read this quote in an essay. The author overheard it at a dinner party. Wanna know who said it?…

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