Blast From the Past Category

The internet is ruining my dating life

This: I will admit, I have been known to screen grab some text exchanges with exes, before I delete their info from my phone. Those texts are the modern-day version of love letters. Which is kind of hilarious, and sad, all at the same time. Instead of a beautifully thought-out and written yellowing letter, […]

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True Story

When I was a senior in college, I applied for a puppeteering job. [Is puppeteering even a word? Well, it is now]. I made it to second round interviews and things were going swimmingly. Until my interviewer asked me how tall I was. I was too short to be a puppeteer. It was heartbreaking. They […]

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Blast from the Past

I came across an old journal of mine yesterday while cleaning. This is exactly why I love keeping my journals– the chance to read old gems like the following: February 24, 1992 Dear [inappropriate horse’s name]*, Sorry for having left you for such a long time. The next few months will be so exciting! I […]

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First Dates Are So… Interesting?

I should know, I’ve been on enough of them that I should add ‘expert in online dating’ to my LinkedIn profile. Maybe not. Going on a Second Date this weekend. It’s kind of exciting/nerve-wracking/scary/fun all at the same time. It’s been a long time since my last second date. Actually, almost exactly a year. Last […]

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This post is a few days late, but better late than never. As of last Saturday I am finished with taking my medication for the DVT/PE I suffered back in June. WOOOOOHOOOOOO!!!

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I was reading some news articles this morning about the 11th anniversary of 9/11 and its impact on Cantor Fitzgerald. [CF’s CEO Howard Lutnick is a grad of Haverford College, my alma mater.] I can’t quite believe that 11 years have gone by– I can still vividly remember where I was when I first heard […]

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So it’s been a busy busy busy few months. Let’s recap. * Trip to Bern, Switzerland was a great time spent drinking way too much beer, catching up with coworkers, and chocolate. Lots of chocolate. * One day after getting back from Switzerland, I ran my third 5k! Most surprisingly of all, I managed to […]

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Someecards is a fantastic site with e-cards for just about any situation you might find yourself in. I saw this one on their site today and thought it was hilarious, especially since this has totally happened to me before. . . more than once!

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Dirty Thirty

So. I turned thirty yesterday. Yeah. Thirty years ago, there was a nasty weekend storm with snow and sleet, in one of the coldest winters on record. On tv people were watching Dukes of Hazzard, Dallas, and Falcon Crest. The top songs and records were ‘Physical’, ‘Let’s Groove’, ‘Waiting for a Girl Like You’, and […]

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OK I feel old now

Sitting here going through my old diaries, and I came across this entry: March 31, 1996 We got the Internet! (America Online) My screenname is Bella252. Password. spooky. John’s name is FyreWax because he was trying to make wax, and it caught on fire. It was huge! There was a big fiasco over that. I […]

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