Let’s Talk About Summer

June 18, 2017 /

Let’s talk about summer. I don’t understand why each year everyone welcomes summer like it’s a long lost friend returning home with champagne and diamonds. I certainly don’t. I pull up my welcome mat, close the windows, and plant myself in front of the air conditioner until I see school…

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Why I Don’t Have Kids

April 13, 2017 /

About seven years ago I was out to lunch with a group of co-workers. It was my first day in a new role at my company and we seized the opportunity for a team lunch at a local Mexican restaurant. I sat in the middle of the table getting to know…

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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 the other hand, the New Year’s holiday marks the end…

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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 on visits and to explore the city. He fell in love…

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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 loved Seattle with my whole heart, I was ready for…

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