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Little Things

It was a grey and cold and rainy week.  I’ve got a chill that I can’t seem to shake, even when the sun peeks its head out.   454 more words


Not Today Satan

Today is the day I find out if my house is slowly sinking into the abyss. I have an appointment with someone who is going to crawl under my house to inspect my foundation and supporting beams. 672 more words


Happiness & the Pursuit Thereof

It’s funny how little I’ve thought about happiness lately, yet I’m perfectly happy. I have great friends and I’m finally starting to make a dent in my super-huge “to do” list (which is giving me a much-needed feeling of satisfaction). 303 more words


Why Not?

I’ve pretty much led with that mantra lately and I think it’s getting me places.

  • Email in my inbox about signing up for Citizens Police Academy?
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“Up, mama.”

Sometimes it’s a command, sometimes it’s a question. It’s always insistent.

I hear it countless times each day from my 2-year-old, less often now from my 4-year-old. 911 more words

The makeup artist who makes politicians camera-ready

I’ve led a double life for as long as I can remember: one foot planted firmly in what my parents like to call “the real world” and one foot out the door toward more creative pursuits. 1,454 more words


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Gratitude Challenge 

For the month of March, I am going to be undertaking the challenge of keeping a grattitude diary.

1 March

  1. I was grateful for such a great swim today…
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