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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Birthday Shenanigans

I have managed to survive another year!

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Birthday Twins

When I was a kid, I was always super excited to check the newspaper on my birthday to see which famous people were born the same day. Now Wikipedia makes that even easier! 

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Just for Fun

28 Years and 1 Day Old

I’ve officially completed 28* full years of existence (*This number is dependent on your stance on when life begins. For most, it’s the moment you first heard Beyoncé, Destiny’s Child included). I wrote this list when I was still innocent and fearful of accidentally becoming a member of the 27 club through some fatal combination […]

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: I Know Now

I turned 31 over the weekend.

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Bodies

Waisted Wishes

I am a self-proclaimed Astrological Agnostic. I am not certain if that is a bona fide category in the DSMM (Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Metaphysics) or if I just made up the term the same way I just invented the DSMM. Either way, there is something elegant about the fact that the word agnostic is […]

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Perspectives

29 Reasons I Do Not Fear Growing Older

I turned 29 years old yesterday, and part of me feels like I have to say, “No, really. 29. Born in ’83. This isn’t fake-29.”

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Open Thread

Monday Flashback OT: Birthday Parties

Happy Monday, Persephoneers! If you are in the US, I hope your taxes are done. I’ve got a simple question to ask tonight, as my family gears up for “birthday season.” 

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Perspectives

Dear 30

I turn 30 this week. My 20s were less than fun, so I’ve been looking forward to this birthday. It’s full of hope for me that something good is going to happen. So here’s my letter to the decade to come.

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Open Thread

Monday Night Flashback: OT

Happy August 1st! It’s hard for me to believe, but we are celebrating a birthday in my house this week. My daughter is turning six, and really, it’s going to be a month-long celebration.