Caution, Steep Grade Ahead
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Caution, Steep Grade Ahead

I love this text exchange between me, my sister, and my mom. It really sums up who we are, our relationship, and our attitude about life. Things go wrong. Things get sad, or bad, and dark. We fall into pits of despair. And then dammit, we find a way to…

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Enter Witty and Poignant Title Here
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Enter Witty and Poignant Title Here

I have two bags I use on a regular basis – my ALLSAINTS tote and my Dagne Dover backpack. I keep them in the dining room so it’s easy to switch between them. The rest are upstairs in my closet, I bring them down and fill them from the bag…

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In Repair Mode
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In Repair Mode

The biggest reason I quit my job was to save myself. I once wrote in my journal that it was like living in a Plexiglass box. You know how Plexiglass gets yellowed with time, gets scratches, goes cloudy? My Plexiglass box was letting me see life, but I wasn’t really…

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Power of an Hour
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Power of an Hour

My neighbor is a quiet grad student. She has lived in the row house next to us for… gosh knows how long. A couple of years likely. In our row of four homes, us end units have been here a long while (the other end family has been here at…

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What’s New…
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What’s New…

Writing this from my phone, today I broke my right arm slipping on black ice.  And yep, I’m right handed. I had posts already queued up for the week but I can’t type well so no Artist’s Way update and I can’t properly reply to comments.  I will occasionally update…

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The Artist’s Way: Week 2 Recap/Starting Week 3
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The Artist’s Way: Week 2 Recap/Starting Week 3

I started this week not too well. No internet at home, fighting a cold, crazy work week. Morning Pages (even when I tried them at night) seemed a burden. Then on Wednesday morning I got up, did some yoga, started my Morning Pages with gripe gripe vent vent boring boring…

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The Artist’s Way: Week 1 Recap/Starting Week 2
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The Artist’s Way: Week 1 Recap/Starting Week 2

So how was Week 1 for everyone? Did you do your Morning Pages? Did you miss any days? How about your Artist’s Date? Did you learn anything about yourself or your creative process from the exercises? This week was Emerson’s birthday Wednesday, and her party today. I didn’t do Morning…

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Artist’s Way Post Delayed
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Artist’s Way Post Delayed

I have no internet in my house for some reason, today is Emerson’s birthday party and if don’t have time to call and complain to Comcast or drive to a cafe with wifi to post what I wrote in MS Word. I’m writing this on my phone and it’s tough.…

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