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Prince- Musicology Album, 2004

This morning I woke up with an email from my mom, with a link to a New York Times article, that had a video montage of interviews and recordings of Prince in his studio, and performing.

As it always does, anytime I focus in on Prince for any length of…


You know what I’m not here for? Guilt tripping.
I thought about scheduling this post for tomorrow, since perhaps this is not the right message to send on Thanksgiving. It’s a little snarky.

BUT.

I bet there are some people who are dealing with this very subject today, whether it’s…


Back in the early 2000s when I was dancing, the topic of self-care hadn’t exploded yet. Things like mani/pedis, and massages were around, of course, but there wasn’t the proliferation of self-care blogs and businesses like there is now.

My version of self-care back then was to go tanning (eek…


I was terrified when I went to my first bachelor party.

I had been dancing for about three months, when I went on my first party, with the head girl at the club, whom we called ‘Mama’. She was like our unofficial house mom. …


You know what I’m not here for? Guilt tripping.
I thought about scheduling this post for tomorrow, since perhaps this is not the right message to send on Thanksgiving. It’s a little snarky.

BUT.

I bet there are some people who are dealing with this very subject today, whether it’s…


I am in my early thirties, and I don’t have any children. I don’t want any. Neither does my husband, which is fortunate for our relationship.

There are many reasons I advocate for a childless existence, but let’s start at the beginning:

The idea of getting pregnant, and having some…

Amelia Kirk

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