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About Jackie Pick

Jackie Pick is a former teacher and current writer living in the Chicago area. She is a contributing author to multiple anthologies, including Multiples Illuminated, So Glad They Told Me: Women Get Real about Motherhood, Here in the Middle, as well as the and the literary magazines The Sun and Selfish. She received Honorable Mention from the Mark Twain House and Museum for her entry in the Royal Nonesuch Humor Writing Competition. Jackie is a contributing writer at Humor Outcasts, and her essays have been featured on various online sites including Mamalode, The HerStories Project, and Scary Mommy. A graduate of the University of Chicago and Northwestern University, Jackie is co-creator and co-writer of the award-winning short film Fixed Up, and a proud member of the 2017 Chicago cast of Listen To Your Mother.

Dunkaccinos and Optional Loin Girding – February 2019 Month in Review

February. The blinky, nutmeg glamour of the holidays is long gone. Everyone is saying how they regret wishing for a “real” winter after some pretty mild ones over the last few years. Nature answered with a vengeance. Both types of winter reveal that we need to take better care of our planet and our climate. These regular mood swings of Mother Nature are rough.

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