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Are You Having a Love Affair with YOURSELF?

Several years ago, my pal Dayna called me and said, “I’m walking down a new path, starting today. I’m going to have a love affair with myself. I’m taking a room at the beach and doing nothing but be kind to myself … Continue reading

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20 Kickass Things About Being 40 (And Beyond)

Yesterday, my brother posted this on Facebook — 40 Effed Up Things About Being 40 — and his crowd went wild. The author of the post, Amy Wruble, from Carriage Before Marriage is awesome, but in this case I’m going to disagree with … Continue reading

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How Much Love Can Fit In a One-Inch Picture Frame?

I don’t know why, but I’m always looking for big message in a little space. Anne Lamott advises writers to: “Keep a one-inch picture frame on your desk to remind yourself that for each moment, you only have to write as much as you can see through a one-inch picture frame.” In other words, when a whole project is overwhelming, break it into little pieces or as she says, “don’t try to eat the elephant in one sitting.”

I think of that one-inch picture frame all the time… Continue reading

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What NEVER to Say on the First Date

My single pals have given us hours of entertainment here on More Cowbell and spawned blog titles like: A Tool-Tilting Cup of Coffee When Dates Should Come With a Warning Label Embarrassing Dating Moments, Part 2: Jane’s Sad Tale of … Continue reading

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My Fave Birthday Gifts So Far…

I woke up this morning to this picture from August McLaughlin This video from Marie Trout And all sorts of love from many of you! I’m loving this birthday so far…MANY THANKS! Jenny

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All My Single Friends Should Take Up Broga…

I first discovered all this Broga business when I was looking up the deets for International Men’s Day – yes, it does exist and it’s held each year on November 19th. I’m just sayin… Last year’s Canadian Men’s Day events … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Love: 50/50 Is A Crap Ratio

Fridays are all about LOVE here at More Cowbell. What better way is there to start the weekend, I ask you? Ingrid Schaffenburg did a post last week called Bring Back That Lovin’ Feeling that’s  fantastic. Her post is well  worth reading … Continue reading

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“Get Off Me!” — A Sad (but Funny) Valentine’s Day Tale…

Whether you love the day, or hate the day, everyone deserves a giggle on Valentine’s Day. There’s nothing we love more here at More Cowbell than a great big belly laugh. In honor of that tradition, here’s a sad, funny story about one of … Continue reading

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Dating Disasters: A Success Story

Last Monday, I did a guest post with Stacy Green called Avoiding Dating Disasters. This is a topic especially dear to my heart, since the first fifteen years of my dating life seemed like one long disaster. Still, great things usually come … Continue reading

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