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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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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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Camping in Hoosier National Forest

Since the start of the pandemic, I've been fighting a lot of restlessness. One of my goals for the year was focusing more on travel before the next phase of my life. I started strong with a trip to San Francisco, then found myself in lockdown weeks later. It's a privileged thing, really, and sadder… Continue reading Camping in Hoosier National Forest

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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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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 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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Memorial Day Weekend

Hello friends! If you are in the states, Happy Memorial Day. We have the day off today, which is so nice. I don't know what to do with all this unstructured time. I simultaneously want to do all the things and do nothing. I realized that I hadn't had a proper day off (not counting… Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend