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Happy (belated) birthday

Happy (belated) birthday

Ever missed an important date? A birthday, for example? As it turns out, I have. A few years ago I missed a close friend’s birthday. A friend who LOVES her birthday. It wasn’t that I forgot, as such. I know exactly what date her birthday is on. And I know that it happens every year … Continue reading

Who to unfriend on Facebook

Who to unfriend on Facebook

Just in case you didn’t know already, I’m super popular. I have over 300 friends, which is more than enough to fill a fancy hotel ballroom for my birthday celebration. I’m not the most popular person I know though – I have friends that have more than 1000 friends! That would make an expensive wedding … Continue reading

List love: acceptable white lies

List love: acceptable white lies

It’s not uncommon to encounter situations in life where something may not live up to your expectations. Despite our own inner thoughts to the contrary, it is definitely more than acceptable to tell a little white lie to keep things on an even keel, because telling the truth would just needlessly create an issue. 5.  … Continue reading

The selfish truth about baby making

The selfish truth about baby making

There’s been an influx of baby talk hitting the front page of my Facebook stream lately, and I don’t like it one bit. Now don’t get me wrong, I actually adore my little niece and nephew in laws, and I’m fascinated by my close friend’s little ones – but I know those kids as, well, little people. … Continue reading

What’s your number?

What’s your number?

I hate plane trips. They’re cramped, the food isn’t great, and they’re just plain boring. The only good thing about long haul plane trips is that I get to indulge my embarrassing fondness for romantic comedies. Preferably action rom-com, but that’s not really a movie genre that sees a lot of new releases. On my … Continue reading

Will Facebook save your friendships?

Will Facebook save your friendships?

In this age of Facebook and social networks, you may think that friends are like commodities. However, ask someone how many of their Facebook friends are actually close friends (you know, the ones that they would pour your heart to) and those numbers quickly diminish to a handful. Your friends list may include people that … Continue reading