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Vague memories of an Irish pub

When we last left our heroine, she was at an Irish pub in the awful land of Washington, D.C.: a land full of people with agendas and horribly arranged streets... We'd moved to a larger room in the back of The Dubliner and our group was gaining people like crazy. By this time, many ...
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Kanye West needs a time out

Today, Leon joined me on my lunch break and we took a quick troll around the mall which ended with me smelling like lemons (YUM!). On said trip, we swung by Claire's, the mecca of all things 13-years of age and younger, so I might look for lanyards that would serve me during my ...
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Guest blogger: Leon on Ralphie May

Today, I want to welcome my first guest blogger, my husband, Leon! Thanks for stepping up to the plate, honey. -- Jillian This Sunday, my loving wife took me to see my first live comedy show, which was Ralphie May at Zanies in Nashville. She has graciously allowed me to write a guest post here ...
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Being blueshelled : how to cope

I'm so excited! I'm so excited! I'm so....scared!!! If you know what that's from, you get 5 pop culture points. For those of us who grew up in the 80s and 90s, you know exactly what I'm talking about and to say that life has been one big ball of Jessie ...
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The post where I don’t get into Michael Jackson drama

The title is the disclaimer. See how easily I did that? We can all do that. It's a choice. I'm not into demonizing the man that was my first six year old crush or idealizing the same man who, as a helping professional breaks my ever-loving heart with the issues I ...
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Should you take your kid to see Transformers 2? Yay, Nay or What the Hay?

I grew up in the 80's and I was never a fan of the TV show Transformers. Now you have my disclaimer. I'm not a fangirl and I haven't been peeing my pants waiting for these movies to come out. I slept through Transformers 1 and was repelled by the thought of ...
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