New Year, Same Me

Hello, 2018. We’re just beginning the second month of 2018 all of the”new year, new me” posts have continued to flood my Facebook feed. I’ll just keep rolling my eyes as most of you “new year” folk make yourself a permanent home in denial. Sorry to harsh your mood, my friends. It may be a […]

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Hitting The Pause Button

Tis the season to be busy…fa la la la…la la…crap! The older I get, the more the joy of the holiday season seems to dissipate. Weekends are filled to the brim with holiday obligations, dinners, and panicked Christmas shopping. Everyone has somewhere to be, and something to be doing. Netflix is taken over by Hallmark […]

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With the blustery weather lately, it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. Starbucks has released their coveted new cup design and wishlist features on websites have begun to pop up like Christmas lights on homes. Call me a grinch, but I refuse to give into the holiday hullabaloo until Thanksgiving has come and passed. […]

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Dearly Departed- RIP My Boots

The time of year has come where my family has begun asking the burning question, “What would you like for Christmas?” As I grow older, my list seems to grow shorter as the things I want in life are no longer items from a catalog. Can I have less debt for Christmas? How about all […]

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Me Too. – A note.

This week I’ve been seeing a tremendous amount of gut-wrenching posts on Facebook titled “me too”. For those of you that don’t know, this trend stems from an effort to raise awareness for sexual assault/harassment. The numbers are nothing short of astounding. To put it simply, more than 2/3 of my friends list has posted […]

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Creating a Culture of Connection

I am an absurdly busy person. It’s no secret that I spend most of my “free time” (away from work) moonlighting. Most often, I create my own stress. I am deadline driven, and detail oriented. In the midst of my stress-induced illness, I was often asked why I “bother” to do any of this “extra” […]

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