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Texting Gaining Clout – OMG!

When the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) starts adding words to their recognized terms, it says something about our culture. For all the grammarians being driven crazy by the shortened phrases and misspelled words, it may be time to go with … Continue reading

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Seven Tips For Making New Friends

Spring is here and it’s time to do some spring cleaning, and not just in the house, but of your entire life. If you’re unhappy with your job, start looking for a new one.  If you need a little oomph … Continue reading

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Friendships Between Couples

So you are in a relationship and both you and your significant other have other couples that you get together with for dinners, social events, back yard bbq’s etc.  Double dates are great because they allow you and your partner … Continue reading

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Friends Tell You What You Won’t Tell Yourself

Have you ever noticed you’ll go to a friend to talk about a problem, it could be something like relationship troubles, job issues or financial dilemmas. You’ll dutifully describe the issue with all the details, give the pros and cons … Continue reading

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Friends Don’t Forget Friends on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here, and you either love it or hate it.  Yes, it’s a holiday which has been glamorized by those hoping to profit from it, i.e. greeting card manufacturers, florists, chocolatiers, etc.  But it doesn’t bother me that … Continue reading

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Facebook Friends or Facebook Strangers?

With Facebook ranking in the top 10 most visited sites and nearing the one billion users mark it made me wonder how well do we really know most of the people we have ‘Friended’ on Facebook.  I have about 150 … Continue reading

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Short Commute, Social Connections, and Financial Security Equate to Happiness

Friendships, less time in car, and financial security lead to happiness. Continue reading

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Should Spouses Be Our Best Friends?

I’ve been listening to a radio show, which often times drives me crazy, but I must get some pleasure out of hating it, because I tune in regularly.  Today’s topic is: Should your spouse be your best friend? The host … Continue reading

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Fragile Handle With Care

I had a birthday recently. My best friend on the planet was kind enough to come up with some birthday activity ideas for me. She gave me three options: 1.       Take a 2 hour class where we make pendants out … Continue reading

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I’ve Crowdsourced My Friendships

I’ve fallen in love…with crowdsourcing.  If you’re not familiar with crowdsourcing, I’ll give you a brief explanation. Crowdsourcing utilizes a group of people (i.e crowd) to work on certain tasks.  Instances where crowdsourcing can be used include both business and … Continue reading

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