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school

I’ve been thinking about going back to school. I already went back and then stopped and now I’m thinking about it again. I stopped when I got sad and ran out of money. “New York, as it turns out, is very expensive, and I ran out of money.” – Pam, or me about school and […]

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thoughts on thanksgiving

I’m leaning into my grief. Welcome to me trying to do that more often in this space. This is what I know and I am not one to sugarcoat it. A friend of mine recently lost her grandma too and it has changed the way we can talk to each other. Because you tiptoe around […]

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life marriage

five years

Remember when I was only one year in and knew everything? Then again a few years later? Here we are at year five. Five years feels like an important one. Maybe it’s just because it’s a five and that’s halfway to ten, so that’s significant somehow. I’ve been married five years? Somehow. Five years, five […]

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fall

The bite in the air came immediate with the autumn equinox. Excited, I threw on a sweatshirt and grabbed some pound cake and took a walk. The emotion took my breath away. Fall is my favorite, like many. I hate being hot. This is the rest from the heat that I look forward to all […]

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Education

Two reasons for this title today, friends. One: The March challenge of the week is to sponsor a girl so that she may receive an education. Whatever this means to you. You might begin sponsoring a child through a nonprofit and monthly financial donations. You might begin tutoring or mentoring. You might take some extra […]