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Weekend Reads: Musical Game of Thrones, Career Lessons, Latinas

So much good stuff in here via @frijolita. Happy reading!

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SaturdayMy week was a figurative Tough Mudder and let’s just say I barely crawled off the course alive. I’ll just leave it at that, but man am I ready for the weekend to start. I have really big plans, too. Things like reading magazines on my roof deck, brunching and watching the Mexico World Cup game. Phew! I don’t know if I’ll survive!

A simple formula to figure out what you want to do in life. Don’t worry, there’s no math.

I believe! I believe that! I believe that we will win! I believe that you will learn where that chant came from by clicking here!

If I could take a vacation, I’d take the Game of Thrones vacation.

Saying no is important to your sanity but sometimes it’s also a business imperative. Learn how to say no and still have great relationships and keep the balls rolling.

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Weekend Reads: Gay Euphemisms, Jelly Belly & Mispronounced Words

There are some great reads in this post. Thanks for sharing, Alejandra!

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Peonies - Karen Buckle

Tired?  Check. Sore? Check. (Damn this whole working out thing.) It was a long but very productive week on this end. I’m hoping for a long and unproductive weekend! As I type this I’m already running late for my day so I’ll just get to the hustle – our links…

A peek into Anthoy and Ottavia Bourdain’s life – work out schedule, eating habits and laundry – it’s funny & interesting.

Gender equality in restaurant kitchens.

Commonly mispronounced food words and how to say them!

My friend Nikki wrote a lovely piece about loving yourself and making yourself happy – never waiting for someone else to do it.

The New York Times gay euphemism generator.

Jelly Belly announced a new flavor this week: beer! Here’s a few jelly belly recipes to play with until you get your hands on it!

There’s a new “S” word men are using to…

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Twitter Spotlight: Alejandra Owens

I’m hooked on DC tweeters, clearly. Here’s another fabulous woman, fellow WordPresser Alejandra aka @frijolita. Like @Tammy, she’s a communications pro at AARP. Like @SaraLang, she likes to cook and eat good things.

But there’s more. Get to know Alejandra in her own words here.

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OneChicklette: Your favorite qualities in a love interest

@Frijolita: Curiosity, drive and tenderness.

OneChicklette: Your chief characteristic (one word)

@Frijolita: Tenacious.

OneChicklette: What you appreciate most in your friends

@Frijolita: Loyalty and honesty.

OneChicklette: Your idea of happiness Continue reading