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Links I Love

Links I Love

Here are just a few of my favorite finds and things I’ve said on Facebook: Sheryl Sandberg’s Berkeley Commencement Address I’m a sucker for great commencement speeches. And I’m a fan of Sheryl Sandberg, but this one hit home. I haven’t lost a husband, like she has, but I do understand what it feels like to not having things go…

Typing With One Hand Is Hard

I currently can’t type. I’m having to dictate this entire blog post through my computer. I was enjoying General conference and in between sessions I decided to make a little treat for my niece and myself. However, things turned interesting when I cut into my finger with a can lid. We had to rush to InstaCare who then directed me…

Properly Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Properly Celebrating Valentine’s Day

I used to dread Valentine’s Day. It was the worst to see everyone in a relationship and me . . . well, not. I’ve tried to find ways around it. In college, my friends and I pulled an almost all-nighter watching Pride and Prejudice (the six-hour version because the Kiera Knightley version wasn’t out yet). We had regular visitors stopping in…

Angsty College Student Versus Football

Angsty College Student Versus Football

Here’s another episode from the Angsty College Student and the Hip Aunt: Recently, I was hand selected to test out this awesome app for my alma mater’s football team. Not only was I getting a first look at the app, I was also promised that if I used it for every game and provided good feedback, I would be invited…

Introducing the Angsty College Student and the Hip Aunt

Introducing the Angsty College Student and the Hip Aunt

The hazard of doing online dating is that guys look you up before your first date. My many dating stories are still in the draft folder and might be allowed to see the real world one day when I finally withdraw from the dating scene (whether by choice or simply old age). I was lamenting to my niece about this fact. She…