Note: I don’t often overtly play psychologist on this blog, but with so many of my former students getting married and lifelong friends saying “I do” for the 2nd (or um, 3rd time) I thought I’d offer up some time-tested advice. Like Billy Joel said … [Continue reading] about Deal Breakers: Things to Clarify Before Saying “I do.”
She spoke cautiously in half starts and elongated Sos, not a good prologue to a “we need to talk,” conversation. Till now our exchanges had been fluid, effortless. Suddenly, it seemed like she was a hedging a bet…one she hadn’t even placed yet. My … [Continue reading] about Worth the Risk #fastfiction
Last week’s post got me thinking. Despite what teeny bopper movies will have you believe coolness is very Yoda-esk. When it comes to being cool, you either do or do not. Trying lands you firmly in the NOT category. As with being, so goes … [Continue reading] about Can One Become Cool?
I can’t stand when someone tries to Jedi mind trick me into thinking that something is not only acceptable, but actually preferable, by vouching for its relative coolness. Recently a furniture delivery guy banged a new dresser into my foyer … [Continue reading] about Not Cool
She had the look of someone who had been around the block a few times and wouldn’t mind another trip if the right guy came along. For a second Tommy managed to convince himself that he could be the one, but his optimism quickly … [Continue reading] about Punch Your Weight #fastfiction