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truth & proof

Truth & proof

Approximately 16 years ago, one of my closest friends– Well actually she turned out to not be one of my closest friends. Rather, she had come to view me as an obstacle to her desired “friendship” with my husband, who thankfully was not interested in trading me for her– Anyway this “friend” looked at me […]

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Pure rainbow goodness

Isn’t this just one of the most beautiful things you’ve ever seen? This bunch of Rainbow Swiss Chard is just one of the fresh picked vegetables coming in my CSA box today, via Hogs Back Farm.  I’ve written before about my love affair with my CSA, but in case you missed it, here’s the link. I […]

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The power of vulnerability

The power of vulnerability is precisely what this blog celebrates. My commitment to share my authentic self is often challenged by the extent to which I am willing to be vulnerable in these blog posts. It is, however, a useful exercise. Even a spiritual one. Being continuously tested in this way causes me to reexamine […]

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It’s a little sultry and foggy outside and if it was 10 degrees warmer, it would feel just like a May evening Jeremy and I spent in New Orleans six years ago, strolling hand-in-hand along cobblestone streets. Instead, he is in Washington DC with Jesse (week-long father-son trip over Father’s Day…Can you say AWESOME dad?) […]

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Here we go!

It’s time. I am ready to start running again. And the warmer days are cooperating by melting the snow and ice from the sidewalks and pathways. If you have been reading this blog for some time, you may remember that I ran my first ever 5K in September. After a 25-year hiatus from running of […]

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The best six doctors anywhere

I have been ill. Sick, sick, sick with an upper respiratory virus that morphed into a very nasty sinus infection. Which has most definitely been “going around.” My neighbor Sheila is on week 4 of this thing, and Dylan has been home from school 5 out of 8 days during the last two weeks because […]

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Post-Super Bowl PSA

Monday mornings after Super Bowl Sundays are the absolute worst. Even if your team wins. On this day–every single year–it’s particularly painful to get everyone up and out the door. Need I mention the Super Bowl of 2008? Jesse came home from Pete’s Super Bowl party (having not had any pop by the way, which […]

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A good decision

I made a good decision when I went away this weekend to an Anna Dvorak Breathing Space Retreat. I slept for 12 hours two nights in a row, plus I had a 2 hour nap on Friday afternoon. I met some lovely new friends with wisdom to share and stories to inspire. I took a […]

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