Tag: Taboo

How a smart dead man makes me vow to get smarter

This post is a part of a collaborative project for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, called happybirthdayshakespeare.com, where bloggers worldwide wish the Bard a Happy Birthday! and reflect on his impact on their lives.  @ShakespeareBT // #happybirthdayshakespeare Last year, I penned a post, How Shakespeare Made Me Feel Thin, about the time in elementary school when I was Read more…

Laughter and creativity is all around, Chicago

A couple of new installments to the Solo Life, my attempt to take advantage of all Chicago has to offer while also pushing myself out of the proverbial comfort zone — A week or so ago I went to Write Club at the Hideout [with others].  Highly recommended!  Time Out’s take: Set up like a Read more…

Testosterone? [knock, knock] Hellooooo?

I was doing some number crunching the other day for tax purposes, updating my totals for the Minglers [events I throw out of my home as a way for people to expand their networks – social, romantic, professional; the one caveat is that everyone comes solo]. It was interesting to look back to the very Read more…