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Three Things – Self Care Edition

It's a sad and scary time right now in the States. I voted last week and it was a respectful experience. Just a short line, everyone wore masks. I cast my ballot for Biden/Harris...and now we just sit. And wait. I hope you all are safe and are practicing lots of self-care. I hope you… Continue reading Three Things – Self Care Edition

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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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It’s That Little Souvenir of a Terrible Year

Good morning friends! Oh, how is it already August? The days are both very long and short. I can't believe another client deadline of 8/31 is nearly here but on the other hand - did my brother really get his kitten only three weeks ago? I thought he had her for two months now. What… Continue reading It’s That Little Souvenir of a Terrible Year

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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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FO – Seaside Bunting, and Other Odds and Ends

Happy Monday, friends! How have you been? Things are good here. I thought I had this quarantine life figured out, but June was a little tough! I think I finally realized things won't be back to normal soon, even though it appears to be an American past time to pretend that the virus doesn't exist.… Continue reading FO – Seaside Bunting, and Other Odds and Ends

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Weekend Makes – Earl Grey Wrap

Happy Sunday, friends!  I hope you all are doing well! I had a good week.  It was a very quiet week at work, the quietest since...I can't even remember.  I am grateful for it.  Yesterday we decided to go for a little hike in a nearby park, since I desperately needed a change of pace… Continue reading Weekend Makes – Earl Grey Wrap

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WHY ISN’T IT WARM YET

I kind of struggled with a title, but here you go!  THIS IS MY TRUTH.  Hello friends! I hope you are all doing well.  The sun is shining today, which makes me so happy! The Midwest taunted me this week with two straight days of sunny, 80 degree weather, which to me is normal April… Continue reading WHY ISN’T IT WARM YET