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HAVE PEN, WILL TRAVEL

I just took out a pen to do a little bit of math. 2017 minus 1999 equals 18. So, 18 years ago when my little home business became one of Oprah’s Favorite Things, I had a tussle with the producers over whether or not I would be able to attend the taping. And by taping, …

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Once, while carrying my t-square & drafting portfolio on the 151 bus as we rambled our way along Michigan Avenue towards my graduate school classrooms, daydreaming, I noticed a familiar face out of the window. Dodging traffic, clutching her camel hair coat closed against the windy city, and clutching a manilla envelope, Oprah Winfrey, the newly …

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