I’m Still Here

Hey friends. If you haven’t noticed, I’ve been a little AWOL lately. I don’t have any excuses… it was really just life. It started when I was thrown under the bus by back-to-back illnesses that ultimately ran through my whole house.  Then, I was infected by a bit of an existential blogging crisis followed by […]

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2018: The year to appreciate

I was recently listening to the Pantsuit Politics podcast. It’s an entertaining podcast where two women (a conservative and a liberal) talk about politics. I enjoy spaces where different political opinions, or differing ideas in general, can come together and thoughtfully discuss their differences with respect and eloquence. Our society needs more dialogues like this […]

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Three Christmases and a Birthday

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One of my favorite parts about Christmas is scoping out the perfect gifts for certain people. I enjoy thinking about the people I love and finding something that I think represents them or something they would enjoy. These are often not big, extravagant gifts, but in my experience, a small thoughtful gift can bring more […]

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What I’m thankful for this year

Picture of mountain countryside. Thankful for beautiful views!

Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday. It is very closely followed by Christmas, but this is the holiday that my family gets together for most consistently and I love the emphasis on gratitude. My grandmother, Grandma G, had a tradition where every year before we could eat, we had to go around the table and […]

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