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Jill Jaracz
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Curious writer, entertaining you
Curious writer, entertaining you

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Back in 2009, this Windy City Rollers fan got an e-mail saying that the league needed volunteer officials, offering free admission in exchange for helping out. At the time I was a very, very poor freelancer who couldn’t afford the ticket prices, but I was…

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We were in Trader Joe’s, picking out some wine for the weekend, when it hit me: Indiana has blue laws. We need to buy more! Recently I was in Indiana for College Girls’ Weekend. It’s me, my college roommate, and our across-the-dorm-hall neighbor. One…

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Ever had one of those days where you just don’t want to face the world?     Where you’d rather just hide your head?     Or just swim away from it all?     Because you’d really rather just hang out by yourself?     We, the animals of Brevard Zoo, feel ya.…

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Will this incentivize the Patriots to win today?

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It’s Super Bowl weekend in Boston. Let me say that again. It’s Super Bowl weekend. In Boston. I’m going to admit this publicly–wait, let me pull the shades first so no one can see me typing this: I am not a Patriots fan. I’m not a fan of most Boston…

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Prime Minister May joins the cast of "Life in Trumpistan"!

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When, during the week, the email updates said the numbers of registered marchers grew from 44,000 to more than 90,000, it didn’t sink in. When the commuter rail train only stopped to let people off and not let anyone on because the train was so full that…

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For about five years or so, the Boy and I have pointed the car south to spend Christmas with the family in Florida. Sure, it’s a long trip–two days at least–but we like having access to a car, and it’s fun to experience little bits of the country along…

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Working on a new project:

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Near the end of 2016, I started to get this email, which, as a frequent flier, sent me into a bit of a panic. See, I’d had Gold status on American for four years, and I rather liked it. Oh, I know what some of you might say–Gold doesn’t have a ton of…
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