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September update

September was a pretty big month. Reflecting now, it’s hard to believe that Labor Day was just 30 days ago. I knew that the month would be busy between work and the holidays but I didn’t know how much energy … Continue reading

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The difference one year makes

It was August last year when I paced in front of my computer screen and stared at a message I had written to my boss. We were leaving the next day for our yearly pilgrimage to Cape Cod, and I … Continue reading

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August update….

August was slippery. Where did it go? All of the people in my life were like ships passing in the night. Things I want to do weekly: Exercise 4x a week: 15 WIP classes plus a big hike. So that … Continue reading

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May Update

May is a month of birthdays and celebrations around these parts. My birthday, my husband’s birthday and then my father-in-law’s birthday. The girls are playing softball like every free moment. And there was the dance recital. Plus two lost teeth. … Continue reading

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Three cheers for three years of Rogue Cheerios

On the occasion of my thirty-seventh birthday earlier this year, my father offered some time-honored wisdom regarding the sanctity of birthdays and anniversaries: The older you get, the more stuff happens. My father is a classy man but I may have edited … Continue reading

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Where I write and what I think about it

I write…. …in blank documents that exist only on a computer screen. …in slim, Moleskine notebooks full of creamy, unlined pages. …in the Twitter composition window under the watchful eye of the character counter, ticking off every precious letter, space … Continue reading

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The importance of making headspace.

My mother always said that I was terrible at doing nothing. I am fine with being terrible at doing nothing because I am so rarely without something to do. Lately, though, I have found in my quiet moments, those spaces in between … Continue reading

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