Topic: Advice

I wanted to once again thank everyone for all the amazing comments on my memoir post. One particular comment stuck with me and I wanted to respond to it.

The comment read:

"I'm having a hard time understanding why you feel you can't practice law anymore, particularly since you aced your bar exam. You are probably not the only female attorney who has been sexually harassed!"

The reason I left the law goes far beyond the single instance ...

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I've been living in a state where I'm perpetually waiting for the other shoe to drop for years. It's given me anxiety. It's caused me stress and at times, it's taken a toll on my relationships. 

It all started about three years ago when I was let go from my fancy lawyer job after I'd complained about sexual harassment. Losing your job is upsetting but being sexually harassed is devastating. I'd always thought ...

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After yet another young life was taken too soon by the hands of hate, many of my friends took to their Facebook pages to share this message:

"The girl you just called fat? She has been starving herself and has lost over 30lbs. The boy you just called stupid? He has a learning disability and studies over 4 hrs a night. The girl you just called ugly? She spends hours putting makeup on hoping people will like her. The boy ...

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When social media was first coming out -- and a lot of people were skeptic, or thought it was annoying, or generally couldn't see the appeal, I was all in.

I looked at social media -- or actually, let me go back one step further, I saw the Internet, as the single tool that would take us back to the village. A global village. I knew we'd become one all encompassing small town. 

GaryV---who I've had the pleasure ...

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Feb. 2

Who me?!

I've noticed my "about me" video has been getting more hits lately. Combine that with a few Amazon reviews where some very sweet reviewers said they enjoyed the blurbs in the cookbook that let them get to know me a little and I realize...

You're curious about me!

and why wouldn't you be? After all you're inviting me into your kitchen and trusting me with your taste buds (Thanks!)

So, I thought I'd do a ...

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