Posts by Trish


The Little Food Drive That Could


Posted By on Apr 14, 2011

Hey all! I was teasing you with some *big news* on my According to Trish facebook page and now it’s time to spill the beans. You may or may not remember my Christmas Eve blog post about the food drive that I run. (You can get a refresher here: http://tinyurl.com/624wh8.) Now it appears that one of the major dreams that I’ve been cultivating the past few years is finally coming true. I’m sure I’ll have tons to...

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Oh, the fun you’re about to have. Ever hear of the Myers-Briggs personality test? The idea is that there are 16 main personality types and this test helps you determine which one you are. It considers things like whether you’re an introvert or extrovert, how you make decisions, what’s important to you, how you filter the world around you, etc. I took it in 1997 and I thought I remembered my result. I recently re-took...

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Oh, shut up, alla you. I haven’t been blogging. I’ve barely been facebooking. Various people are starting to call me out on my lack of snark-slinging in all of its various formats. They say professional poker players have “tells” — little tics or nervous habits that pop up when they have a particularly good or bad hand. If blogging were a poker game, silence would be my “tell.” I hit a rough...

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I woke up on the morning of my 39th birthday to find an email from one of my blog readers saying something like this: “I love your blog. Someday I’ll have the courage to ask you out.” Awesome gift, right? (Thanks, dude. Betcha didn’t know it was my birthday, didja?) I mean, I’m thirty-farking-nine. I have two kids. I kind of assumed that, like … no one was going to want to date me. I mean, people...

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I’ve made an important life decision: I want to be very, very much trouble until the day I die. I think I can pull it off, too. In fact, I don’t even think it’ll take a lot of effort. All I need to do is NOT try to NOT be trouble and there I am. Easy enough. I pulled a book off my shelf the other day because I wanted to lend it to a friend. It’s called Talk and it’s by the NPR correspondent Susan Stamberg...

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