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A New Approach To Blogging in 2017

Jessie Rosen - January 3, 2017

Somewhere around September I announced to myself that I was going to stop blogging in 2017. This marks the 10th year of 20-Nothings. 10 is a nice round number. 10 and people say, wow, 10 years of blogging. This blog has been an awesome outlet for my creativity, great launching point for my writing career and helpful way to establish and grow my brand. I find it …

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Why I’m Furious With Alicia Keys And My Husband

Jessie Rosen - November 2, 2016
#nomakeup

I spent all last week furious with Grammy-winning recording artist Alicia Keys and my husband (R) – for the same reason.   No. They didn’t have an affair. If R had an affair with Alicia Keys I would be deeply sad but also very impressed and somewhat jealous. It would be an incredibly conflicted emotional time in my life. Right now I’m not conflicted, I’m mad.   …

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My Hero Before Hillary: Mrs. Nancy Wallace

Jessie Rosen - October 26, 2016

I’ve been thinking a lot about heroes lately – what it means to be one, what it means to have one and who a few of mine have been. Yes, it’s this endless election that triggered the thought. But it isn’t because a hero of mine is leaving the White House and another is very likely entering. It’s because a hero gave me my love …

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Why You Need To Make a List of What You Need

Jessie Rosen - September 15, 2016
what do you need

A few weeks ago my therapist asked me what I feel like I need.   It’s a weird question out of context. Not what do you need for this session? Or what do you need to get through this work week? or what do you need to really feel like your wardrobe is complete? (solid brown leather belt, black cashmere crew neck). Just what do you feel like you need? We talk a …

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Everything I Know About Fantasy Football

admin - August 31, 2016
fantasy football

Re-pubbing this 2012 piece in honor of the start to Fantasy Football season. I am proud to say that I am now a minimally engaged player of this pretend game that has me actually stressed. Post to come on my experiences during the season. For now, a bit of history:  — I’m insanely jealous of fantasy football. Every single year groups of mostly male friends …

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