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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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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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An Update from the Grinch

Less than a month left in this terrible year and two weeks until Christmas. Two weeks?! I already want to fast-forward during the holidays when it's a normal year. I suppose the one benefit of staying at home most of the time is that I am not subjected to Christmas music while shopping. We haven't… Continue reading An Update from the Grinch

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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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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