Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

After putting away the Christmas tree, the house had such a different energy. A fresh, light energy. Sitting in front of our living room bay window, the tree was beautiful but it blocked a lot of natural light. It also had a pretty big footprint for our relatively smaller home.…

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On Birthdays, Racism, and Resilience
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On Birthdays, Racism, and Resilience

My daughter turned 12 Friday. When she woke up, she said, “I hope nothing terrible happens today.” How sad to start a special day with this thought. I had the same thought, considering how domestic terrorists attempted to take over the U.S. Capitol just two days prior. How does one…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

I started writing this post before Wednesday. I considered removing everything and starting over, focusing on what happened this week, but decided not to. It’s the weekend, a time to rest. That doesn’t mean we stop fighting and learning and questioning. It just means we take time to recharge our…

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Blogging During a Pandemic: 2020 Recap
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Blogging During a Pandemic: 2020 Recap

In all my 15 years of blogging through government shutdowns, retail scandals, me breaking my arm twice, having a baby, getting promoted at work right when my blog went viral, and much more, I don’t think any year has been more difficult in this career than 2020. That being said,…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

I usually take some time off from posting at the end of the year. I will still have some blog posts between now and the 1st of next year, but this will be the last Weekend Reads for 2020. I will be sharing some recaps between now and next Weekend…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

When Karl and I moved in together in 2001, he brought his television. It was a perfect TV for our house, which was when moved in, was only about 750 square feet. We only replaced it when it kicked the bucket. That bucket was kicked in 2014. I will always…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

So, what is your Pandemic Hallmark Movie? Weekend Reads Cannabis is officially a medicine per the UN. (Vice) Did you watch ‘The Queen’s Gambit’? Fascinated by the different locales in the show? I was and when on a Google hunt and this article I found the most informative. (Atlas of…

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I Changed My Mind About Black Friday
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I Changed My Mind About Black Friday

I said I’d share Black Friday sales and promote deals all weekend. I changed my mind.

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