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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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Bloom Where You’re Planted

Tonight I took my last creative nonfiction class through the Indiana Writers Center (through Zoom, of course). It was a wonderful, warm group. We shared our vulnerability and sadness through our stories. When the pandemic ends, I look forward to meeting up with my classmates in person. This writing class was a bright spot in… Continue reading Bloom Where You’re Planted

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time…of the Year (???)

Hello friends. Happy Sunday. Five days left before Christmas, and eleven more days in this garbage year. But at least we've approved a second vaccine in the US! I feel like the light is finally at the end of the tunnel with this pandemic. I follow several medical professionals/science communicators on Instagram for COVID info,… Continue reading It’s the Most Wonderful Time…of the Year (???)

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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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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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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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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