Women move on. We have our limits.

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Do men think women will always take them back?

A former lover once asked, “Is there anyone from your past you wish you could go back to? Maybe the timing was not right, or you were not ready?”

My simple response to him was “No.” We parted ways a few times and got back together. But when I was…


Welfare provides marginal hopes, dreams, and ambitions

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Welfare versus workfare

Welfare. The word welfare can be associated with terms such as “freeloaders,” cheaters, and laziness. Welfare can be thought of as a means of teaching families “an easy way out,” motivation for women to conceive children, and a means of discouraging ambition.

Welfare can also be interpreted as a way…


Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Lenox, The Berkshires, Massachusetts

A beautiful spot in the Berkshires

Over the summer, I visited Lenox, Massachusetts, which is part of the Berkshires. Although the weather was hot and sticky, the area was still beautiful to explore.

Tip: For optimal weather, visit the Berkshires in the spring or fall.


It’s all about how they make us feel.

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Lucifer, the devil

One of my favorite quotes is by Maya Angelou, “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” I watched Lucifer, which made me think of this concept.

Lucifer is the devil. Although he is honest about…


Adventure in Cabo, Mexico

Gina Pacelli, Cabo, Mexico
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New experiences in the desert

Have you ever been off-roading in a desert in a foreign land? Have you ever experienced the exhilaration of speed and bumps while driving through narrow dirt roads in the mountains? I never had. So, when my friends, L and B suggested off-roading in a 4RZR, my curiosity was piqued…


A day trip to Cape Cod

Provincetown, Cape Cod
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When my friend from Florida, G, came to visit me, she wanted to go biking in the Cape. She really wished we could spend time in Nantucket, which she read about in a book. However, her trip to Boston was last-minute, and the Cape was booked up.

Travel tip: Book…


Hearts, Art, Nashville, Tennessee
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Because who doesn’t love street art?

This summer, I spent a few days in Nashville, Tennessee with my neighbor. Nashville is known for its live music, southern food, and wild nights. There is a whole lot of funky, street art lighting up this crazy city.


In 2020, 92% of cosmetic procedures were performed on women, totaling 12.4 million cosmetic procedures.

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Unrealistic beauty expectations

As a female, have you ever been given unsolicited advice about your physical appearance? Do you feel judged for the way you look? Has going under the knife ever crossed your mind?

According to the 2020 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, there were a total of 12.4 million cosmetic procedures performed…


Art by Firelei Baez, ICA Watershed, East Boston
Art by Firelei Baez, ICA Watershed, East Boston
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Firelei Baez Art at the ICA Watershed

Gina Pacelli

Adventure Seeker, Dream Chaser, Free Spirit, Explorer, Boston-based, Marketer, Consultant, ginapacelli.com

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