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Forward Momentum

Happy Sunday, all! How has it already been nearly a month since I've posted? Ugh. I've been doing well. I took the week of July 5th off. I was so burned out at work and really needed a break (plus, the 5th is my birthday!) We did a couple of hikes on the 4th and… Continue reading Forward Momentum

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Checking In

Hi friends. It's been awhile, etc. I hope you all are doing well. The pandemic appears to be retreating in the US for the time being, so we've been having some much-needed normalcy the past couple of months. Being fully vaccinated by the end of April is a huge privilege that many of my friends… Continue reading Checking In

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Happy 2021

Happy New Year all! I hope you had a cozy winter break. Ours was good. I definitely felt sad at points - we ended up not going on our camping trip (which was the right decision) and we missed our families. I think the night before my brother's birthday made me the saddest, since I… Continue reading Happy 2021

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Small Adventures

I've been feeling hopeful lately. Maybe it's because I finally broke down and started reading FiveThirtyEight again after swearing off polls forever in 2016. Maybe it's the warmth and coziness of the season, as the leaves fall and the days get shorter. I've spent so much time dreading a pandemic winter, but now? If it… Continue reading Small Adventures

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You Can’t See the Morning, but I Can See the Light

Hello friends. How is it nearly October? I feel like March and April were two years long, and as we settle in this weird routine, time is slipping through my fingers. That's a good thing. I am ready to pack this part of my life into a cardboard box, close it tightly with all the… Continue reading You Can’t See the Morning, but I Can See the Light

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Labor Day Weekend

Happy Sunday, friends! I hope you all are well. I'm very excited, as (A) another August 31st has come and gone, and (B) I have the day off tomorrow! I have a Barnes and Noble trip planned for tomorrow that I'm excited about. I may even get dressed up in some ~~fall gear~~ The weather… Continue reading Labor Day Weekend

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Mildly Optimistic

Hello friends! I hope you are safe and well. It's hard to believe it's almost the end of August. I am currently in the midst of another August 31st deadline (how is it nearly the end of another fiscal year?!) I had a pretty long work week this past week, and have to get to… Continue reading Mildly Optimistic

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A Quick Catch-Up Post

Good morning friends! I hope you are well. I'm doing okay. Still on the coronacoaster and, like anyone, have good and bad days with it. Lately I've been feeling pretty overwhelmed by work, and haven't had a lot of mental energy to deal with much else. I've been drawn to simple, cozy projects at nights… Continue reading A Quick Catch-Up Post

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A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That

Hello friends! I was supposed to go back to work tomorrow, but decided yesterday that I'd take the entire week off instead untz untz untz. It's weird that I feel a little guilty about this. I keep coming up with justifications internally (I've only had two days off since the New Year! I'm burned out!… Continue reading A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That

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New Weekend Routines

Happy Sunday friends! I hope you all had a nice weekend.  Yesterday was Husband's birthday.  I made him a special birthday dinner of baked chicken (coated in spicy breadcrumbs, yummm), Parmesan and spinach orzo, and a cake! Side note, I have not baked a cake in forever, so it came out dry and the frosting… Continue reading New Weekend Routines