Archive | January, 2015

Observations, Guy Noir style.

10 Jan

…jeans so tight I could see the mint mark on the quarter in her pocket.

She had flaming red hair and long legs that just barely touched the ground and jeans so tight I could count the change in her pocket.

The publicist was an intense woman in black with laser optic eyes that went right through you.

She was a beautiful tall woman in tight jeans and a green blouse cut so low, you could see her stockings.


Some Hopefully Helpful Advice For Your Weird Marriage

4 Jan

john pavlovitz

Several times every day on my social media timelines, I see links shared featuring experts offering marriage advice.

Some are better than others, and nearly all have some general wisdom that is helpful, but most of the time they suffer from the same fatal flaw.

Invariably when someone writes a blog or column about how to have a better, more intimate, more successful marriage, they begin with the assumption that all marriages are created equal, all striving to reach the same place.

This couldn’t be further from the truth, and those of us who have been married for any length of time understand this on a deeply personal level, because most of us know how very strange our marriage often seems to us.

Most of the relationship resources, (especially Christian-generated ones) come from the perspective of what men need, or what women want, yet they are so often based on a generalized, stereotyped idea…

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Parents: Check Your Kid’s Texts for these 28 Acronyms, and What They Mean

4 Jan

Are your kids safe?



If you think you are tech savvy all because you know what “LOL” means, let me test your coolness.

Any idea what “IWSN” stands for in Internet slang?

It’s a declarative statement: I want sex now.

If it makes you feel any better, I had no clue, and neither did a number of women I asked about it.

Acronyms are widely popular across the Internet, especially on social media and texting apps, because, in some cases, they offer a shorthand for communication that is meant to be instant.

So “LMK” — let me know — and “WYCM” — will you call me? — are innocent enough.

But the issue, especially for parents, is understanding the slang that could signal some dangerous teen behavior, such as “GNOC,'” which means “get naked on camera.”

And it certainly helps for a parent to know that “PIR” means parent in room, which could…

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