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Do You Remember Your Dreams?

Do you remember your dreams? I do and I don’t. Often, weeks will go by and I won’t register a single dream upon waking, but then there will be times when my dreams are vivid and wild and linger. I…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam

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3 Things I’m Doing on Pub Day Eve

The Ramblers hits shelves TOMORROW. To prepare, I’m doing a few things. 1. I’m re-reading the book. To remember the details of the story. Yes, I wrote it, but it’s been some time since I’ve immersed myself in the world…

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Posted in: BOOKS., DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam

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Warning: This Is a Vulnerable, Rambling Post

January 4, 2016. 5:38am on the first Monday morning of a brand new year. I sit here, at my beloved kitchen island. My guy and my girls are still sleeping; the house is quiet. But I’m up. I’ve been up…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front, Uncategorized

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Our 11th Wedding Anniversary

December 18, 2015. Our wedding anniversary. Eleven years ago, I got ready in my childhood home with my sisters and Mom and bridesmaids. When the time came, Dad walked me down the aisle of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. I wore…

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You’re My Person

Babe, I had a hard time getting out of bed this morning. You were already up. My body was leaden and my mind twisted with too many thoughts, but then I heard voices and footsteps. The sweet thunder of our…

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Becoming a Reader

This is one of my favorite photographs of my oldest daughter. Here, she’s not yet two, with very little hair, and she wears a striped rugby shirt and sits alone in our big wing chair in the little library by…

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Posted in: BOOKS., DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., The Fam, WRITING

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Happy Thanksgiving

Hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving! I will be soaking up these days with family, but will return to the blog on Monday.…

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Lucky Seven

October 19, 2015. 5:35am. I sit here, at my kitchen island, sipping my coffee, a tangle of emotion, on the edge of tears. I tell myself it’s because my babe is turning seven today. And maybe this is it. In…

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12 Things I Learned (& Re-Learned) This Summer

1. I love Instagram. Though I did take the summer off from blogging here, I continued to photograph my days and to post elsewhere. Instagram is my current favorite and I love to share glimpses of my life there, with…

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Back to Blogging!

September 9, 2015. My goodness, summer flew. Here I am, dusting off my favorite corner of the cyber-cosmos, and I couldn’t be happier. Yes, the past few months have been truly wonderful and frankly just what I needed. It was…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front, Uncategorized

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