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Chocolate Day

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Yes, today is Chocolate day! I don’t think I have to tell you how to celebrate this one.  Whether you prefer dark, milk, or white (which according to purists isn’t chocolate at all, but it’s chocolate to me), go out and get some and enjoy it today!

2020 Distractions

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Let’s face it- 2020 has been a complete and utter dumpster fire.  And it’s not even half over yet.  UGH. Today I’m going to do something a little different-  I’m sharing a few websites that exist for the sole purpose of offering a diversion from the shit show around us, and remind us that yes, there ARE still good things… Read more »

What’s Really for Sale?

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I have a deep seated hatred for the word “influencer” along with its partner phrase “influencer culture”.  It’s all just so fake.  How many times have celebrities and pseudocelebrities gotten busted for including the directions from the company they are supposedly promoting out of the kindness of their hearts in their social media posts?  It’s laughable.  Even more laughable are… Read more »

Cubicle Day

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Today is Cubicle Day. Cubicles have been around a lot longer than you might think- they were first introduced in 1967!  The idea was to break up open office spaces and allow for a bit of privacy/ personal space.  Clearly that idea really caught on, and the majority of us have worked in a cubicle at some point in our… Read more »

Thank You Thursday

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Today is a heartwarming holiday we need more than ever this year- Thank You Thursday. Many of us are fortunate enough to have someone who went the extra mile to make this “new normal” a little more bearable.  Maybe they called just to say hi.  Maybe it’s the person who you share a home with who did all the dishes… Read more »