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Pick Three

Work. Sleep. Family. Friends. Fitness. Pick three. -Randi Zuckerberg Not gonna lie – I absolutely HATED this advice when it started bouncing around the interwebs a couple of years ago. Three? That’s it? If I’m a good mom, friend, and … Continue reading

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My Word in 2017

We are a month into 2017. Did you make resolutions? I did not, but I did choose a word of the year. In case you’ve never come across that notion, the idea is that you choose a single word that will … Continue reading

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The Tunnel Tree. Weird Things in Books. Spicy Shrimp.

Well, really. What a stupid week. I am soothed by small doses of hard liquor, large doses of dark chocolate, massive doses of books, and very select friends and family. Also, very super small doses of internet until I feel the existential … Continue reading

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Celebrity Deaths

At Denise’s New Year’s Eve party, we debated whether it really was a rough year for celebrity deaths, or if it was just our imagination. Maybe the collective noise of everyone complaining about celebrity deaths made it seem like there … Continue reading

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Peace Out, 2016

I hate to say, “It can’t possibly get any worse,” because 2017 might hear me and say HOLD MY BEER! But I will say this: 2016, you suck. We cannot wait to see the backside of you. However you celebrate … Continue reading

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Hope for You, Me, Us

I hope your turkey wasn’t undercooked. I hope you didn’t give anyone food poisoning. If you did, I hope it wasn’t too serious. I hope it wasn’t to someone you liked. I hope your pie didn’t burn and I hope … Continue reading

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Hope is the Thing With Feathers

“True hope dwells on the possible, even when life seems to be a plot written by someone who wants to see how much adversity we can overcome. True hope responds to the real world, to real life; It is an … Continue reading

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In Hiding

“A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided, for there, in … Continue reading

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Rest. Pasta. Gimlets.

At the end of summer, it hit me: I need to rest. Not just rest in the sense of getting to bed earlier (though I need that, as well) but also rest in the sense of dedicated time not working. … Continue reading

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Let Them Be Crazy

A few weeks ago, I took my kids to Disneyland, and we happened to see a certain celebrity. (I’m not even going to mention her name, even though I can hear all my blogger friends going search engine optimization!! But … Continue reading

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