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Shlubby-Dubby, Be-Hatted, Slightly Dick-ish Glamourpuss

Just about 20 years ago, there were these girls called the supermodels.  Remember them?  Cindy, Claudia, Naomi, Christy, Linda, Helena?  The girls who didn’t get out of bed for less than $10,000? That’s the look I’d like to go for … Continue reading

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The Glamourous Life in East Van

I woke up this morning to a text message from my sister stating that Liz Taylor had died.   I replied, “that’s sad,” and then she replied, “blog about it.”  So I thought, ‘yeah, I guess I should blog about … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry, So Sorry, That I Was Such a…

Over the years, I have made an art of apologizing.  Ask Thea who I’ve apologized to no less than 4 times this fall for things that hadn’t offended her in the first place.  I’m a neurotic so I sit around … Continue reading

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Raise your hands to heaven

Sometimes people do weird things for very good reasons.  Or rather, sometimes people do embarrassing things for non-embarrassing reasons.  One example might be watching the music video for Breathe’s ‘Hands to Heaven’ three times in a row because there’s this … Continue reading

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Mikael’s Emotional and Self-Aware Self (1990-ish- Present)

The 90s are my safe place.  When I feel scared, threatened, insulted, poorly dressed, stupid, insipid, uninspired or underappreciated, I can always look to the 90s for comfort.  An example- tonight, feeling tired and bedraggled, I got home from a … Continue reading

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Ms. Christie, You Write Goooood Mysteries

There’s this marvelous woman- a writer of mysteries- who’s long been keeping me entertained.  Her name is Agatha Christie and it is said that she is the best-selling novelist of all time and the most translated.  She flits in and … Continue reading

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The Time Warp?… Again?

Though The Bay in Pacific Center already smells like Christmas, most of us aren’t thinking much farther ahead than Halloween.  It’s a ‘lite’ holiday.  In fact, it’s not even a holiday.  As far as work and school are concerned, it’s … Continue reading

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