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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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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11.19.18 1

Here Lately

Happy Thanksgiving week! It’s been a bit, but I thought I’d give an update about what’s been going on lately … it’s been crazy around here. ♥ Dale’s littlest spent a some time in Children’s Hospital with the crud. I…

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10.3.18 2

Wedding Wednesday: The Beginning

Tomorrow will mark one month since Dale and I got engaged. Which seems bananas. While we’ve been going over how we’d like to celebrate, we haven’t made any firm plans regarding the date or location (though we’ve narrowed location to…

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9.28.18 4

The Day of Reckoning

let the whole world know that today is a day of reckoning. (TW: sexual assault / violence) If you are anything like me (and if you identify as a woman, I’m guessing you are, at least in the context of…

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