Fresh Air and a Fresh Take

March 20, 2018 / 4 Comments

Oh my, it’s been awhile. Hello again. I was on such a roll and then, then I just stopped writing. No, it wasn’t you. It was me. I started hibernating and couldn’t stop. Today I popped up for some fresh air and a fresh take on life.   Let’s see,…

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My Year of Fire

January 1, 2018 / 16 Comments

Hello 2018. It’s nice to see you. The bar has been set pretty low for you. Try not to disappoint, okay? More love, less hate. Ultimately that’s all I want out of 2018.   2017 was the first time I assigned a word to a year and that was pretty…

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The Truth About Santa

December 24, 2017 / 9 Comments

When did you find out the truth about Santa? Do you remember where you were and how you felt? Were you the older sibling who had to keep pretending you believed in Santa while you were around your younger brothers and sisters? Or were you the younger sibling, thinking everyone…

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The Pink Eyed Monster

November 29, 2017 / 18 Comments

About a week ago I noticed my eye bothering me. It didn’t seem too serious so I did what I usually do – I went to bed and hoped it would go away.   It didn’t.   The next morning my eye was a little red and slightly puffy. I…

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How I Blew My Four Day Weekend

November 27, 2017 / 22 Comments

If you’re anything like me you are in denial that it’s Monday already. I’m staring at my computer screen feeling a combination of sadness, anger, confusion, and fatigue. I feel betrayed. Betrayed by the weekend for ending. I don’t have much to write about as a weekend recap because, newsflash,…

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This Time of Year

November 12, 2017 / 3 Comments

November always catches me off guard. September drags on, refusing to let go of summer. October inches along as I wait longingly for fall weather to arrive. Then the build up to Halloween begins and – BAM – it’s Starbuck’s red cup season.   Last year around this time, I…

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Finding the Answers

September 14, 2017 / 4 Comments

My friend started a new job this week and she had a rough first few days. She’s in a new environment with new people, new responsibilities, and new software to learn. Not to mention a new daily pattern and a new building to navigate. The first few days and weeks…

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Back to School Pictures: A Childfree Perspective

August 22, 2017 / 11 Comments

It’s that time of year again! Children have butterflies in their stomachs and parents are scrambling to fulfill the ever growing list of school supplies they are expected to send to school with their kids. Meanwhile, teachers are sitting through staff meetings, lamenting the loss of their summer vacations, eagerly…

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My Introverted Way of Life

August 10, 2017 / 2 Comments

Getting up in the morning is hard for me. It always has been. I remember screaming at my poor Mother in the mornings when she tried to wake me up for school. I slammed my bedroom door and yelled horrible things like, “I hate you!” I didn’t want to do…

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When Being Childfree is Boring

July 5, 2017 / 4 Comments

When I was younger I was very focused on building my career so I could have the life I wanted. I didn’t know if I would ever get married and I knew I did not want children. So, I focused on my career and my education. I never pictured my…

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