What I Want My Blog to Be

February 12, 2017

I’ve been working on this blog a lot over the past few months. It has come a long way but still has a long way to go.  Overall I think I have the design and concept where I want it but…

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Anxiety Rules

February 10, 2017

I went to the trail a few days ago for the first time in, let’s just say, awhile. As I was at home getting ready I started to feel strange. I was hurrying for no reason and could not decide…

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Light and Love (on This Dark Day)

January 20, 2017

Today is a dark day in history. I sit here feeling confused about how we got to this place, terrified for the future of our country, and grieving all of the lives that will be lost because of the choice many have made. Today should have…

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My Year of Balance

January 2, 2017

I didn’t give the year 2016 a word, in fact I have never given a year a word before, but looking back it was the year of change. I sold a house, I moved to a new city, I bought a…

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The Holidays

December 31, 2016

Here we are at the end of 2016. The New Year’s holiday is always bittersweet for me. I love the idea of starting fresh in a new year when anything is possible and not knowing what the future holds. On…

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December 17, 2016

It’s only natural to look back at a year as it reaches its end, but this year, taking some time to really reflect seems more important than usual. 2016 started with becoming engaged. It came as no surprise to most…

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Why I Moved to Pittsburgh

December 1, 2016

When my husband and I made the decision to leave Asheville, NC we didn’t know exactly where we were going to live next. Pittsburgh is my hometown and over the course of our relationship I had taken him with me…

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Why I Left Asheville

November 1, 2016

When I first moved to Asheville I was in love with living in a small town where everything was so different than Seattle, where I had spent the previous decade. I was on a new adventure and even though I…

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Why I Decided to Blog Again

October 1, 2016

The last time I started a blog I was moving across the country to a new town with a new job. I was single and youngerish and jumping into the next chapter of life without reservation. I rekindled my love…

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