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I need to get over my Wounded Bird tendencies.

Gah. You guys. I really do. I need to get over my Wounded Bird tendencies, because they’ll probably definitely hinder my performance as an attorney. And, you know, they’ll cause me to stress out way more than I should in an already supremely stressful career. I really do have Wounded Bird tendencies. Anytime I see […]

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The one where Brian Tannebaum comes to Chicago and feeds me.

Did I ever mention this? I’m pretty sure I tweeted about it. If you follow me on Twitter, which I don’t recommend, you probably know that @BTannebaum and I are super best friends. Brian is a criminal defense attorney in Miami, and he occasionally finds his way up to Chicago for random things like football […]

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We are changing focus; I hope you don’t mind.

I’ve been gone awhile, and it’s been despite my best intentions. I used to love blogging in law school because it kept me sane and gave me an outlet to be silly and frivolous and creative, when my real life was filled with academic drudgery. I wanted to keep going with it, but after I […]

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Sunday Check-In

I’ve decided I shall get back into blogging here – bringing with me more of my traditional fashion-y posts, some editorials, more book reviews, and let’s see what else – and this is a good way to jump in. Obsessing Over: This awesome blue dress I got from Nordstroms. It’s gorgeous. And I look gorgeous […]

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Business Casual Superstar #495: So, let’s talk about #NaturalHair

Have you guys heard of the natural hair movement? The website I linked to is just one of many excellent resources on the subject. Basically, we’re talking about women of color reclaiming their identities through their natural hair. The movement is particularly popular and powerful in the African American community, but it’s meaningful for other […]

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I’m Back, I Swear.

I know, I know, I’m terrible, and it’s been kind of a while since I updated. Rest assured, I do have at least one thing to post this week, hopefully more. I’m sorry I took some time off. I just wasn’t feeling it. And it’s Ramadan right now, so I’m fasting every day (no food […]

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So, hey, guess what?

I PASSED THE ILLINOIS BAR EXAM! :D Thank goodness! I don’t mean any offense to second-time takers, nor do I mean to hurt anyone’s feelings, but I’m SO glad I passed on my first try. I was so convinced I’d failed it, that a day after the exam I was mentally composing the inevitable email […]

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I’m back!

Man, my hiatus kind of exploded, didn’t it? As most of you know, I took a hiatus in January or something as I prepared to take the IL Bar exam for the first time. Welp, I took the IL Bar exam, and I hope it was my last time. (I have a bad feeling, though, […]

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Well, this is awkward.

Last week, I was obscenely busy. And I’ve spent most of this week so far hopped up on various pain meds – whichever pills I can shove into my mouth, really, since I’m not all that picky – and see no reason for any of this changing before Friday. (Girl talk: cramps. Bad ones. As […]

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Um, if I could wear my hair like this on a daily basis…

SPOILER ALERT: I TOTALLY WOULD.

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