2.20.19 1

My Laid-Back Bachelorette Slumber Party

I’ve been looking forward to the bachelorette party since Dale and I got engaged in September. In the last twenty years, my friends and I have moved to different states and started families and careers, but we’ve always managed to…

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1.29.19 1

The Syllabus Day of the New Year

Did anyone else use the term “Syllabus Day” to describe your first day of classes in a new semester? You knew you wouldn’t do anything of substance, but you’d get your syllabus, which would allow you to plan out the…

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1.2.19

The Year of the Ty-Ger

*Please pardon the mess, I’m doing a little remodeling on the blog and it’s a work in progress.* Elizabeth Gilbert wrote, “I’ve never seen any life transformation that didn’t begin with the person in question finally getting tired of their own bullshit.” Hmm. Well, how ’bout…

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12.10.18 1

101 in 1001: Go to a NFL Game

I’m trying to get caught up on everything I’ve completed on my 101 in 1001 list, and I had no idea I had finished so much in the last few months! We ended up in Cleveland back in September because…

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11.20.18 4

Welcome Home, Grandma Dolly

Once upon a time, I made a 101 in 1001 list. I decided that one of those things would be to adopt another dog. I mean, I got pretty much the perfect pound puppy in Louie, so I wanted lightning…

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11.20.18

Embrace Whatever Keeps You Alive

Perhaps the saddest irony of depression is that suicide happens when the patient gets a little better and can again function sufficiently. In the past five days, I’ve lost two friends to suicide.  And I am shocked. Even with my…

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