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Nov 17

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When it is freely given, it is so sweet

We got her from a neighbor who was leaving and couldn’t keep her. She was quiet. She didn’t bite. Three weeks pass. She settles into our space and our patterns. When we take her out of her cage, she tentatively finds a comfortable spot behind a pillow or under a blanket. Two months in. She is very […]

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smiling kid

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Apr 17

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I so mart

My dad has a yellow binder of mostly handwritten notes about funny things my siblings and I said as kids. That binder is probably one of our most prized possessions, but not because of the binder itself. The experience of going through it together brings us back to the moment that was cherished enough to be remembered. […]

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jumping for joy

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Dec 16

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I am debt free

Last week, I made the final payment on my student loan, the last remnant of financial debt I’d been carrying. That makes me… DEBT FREE, baby! Over the last 10 years I’ve made it a priority in my life to be conscious about my relationship with money. Early on, I had a lot of fun […]

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Sep 16

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I go to the gym to watch T.V.

If you know me well then you know I don’t go to the gym to exercise, I go to watch T.V.   Let’s be honest. The feeling better and the staying healthy things are some sweet side benefits, for sure, but they don’t inspire me most of the time. Although mindless T.V. isn’t so inspiring either, it ...

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A Nighttime Walk

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Jun 16

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It seemed like a good idea at the time

Have you ever said, “Welp*, that isn’t going to create the reaction I want, is it?” [*Insert your favorite expressive word here.] We’re doing the best we can with what we have in the moment, and it makes sense to react that way b/c we’ve always done it…it’s an automatic habit, a knee-jerk ...

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