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So… balance.

I sat right here a month ago and declared 2014 the year of Balance. You were here! You remember!  And no sooner did I hit “Publish” on that well-meaning vision of the upcoming, reasonably-balanced, appropriately-prioritized year than February materialized as anything but. *sigh* So here we are, March. I belong to a Facebook group with […]

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One man’s treadmill

A few days ago I read a post in my Facebook News Feed that stopped me, made me smile, and think, “yeah!” Without another thought, I tapped “share”. No one ever got a great story from a treadmill. It spoke to me. It said, “staying inside where it’s safe and warm is boring — go! […]

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Mmm. Crock-Pot weather.

I Instagrammed a quick photo of a Crock-Pot meal in-progress tonight, in order that the social media universe might share in my ’tis-the-season-to-give-the-Crock-Pot-a-permanent-home-on-the-kitchen-counter attitude. And y’all ate it up. And enough people asked for the recipe that I decided to make it official. This recipe was originally discovered by yours truly on the first […]

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Well, I suppose I’ve stared at this blank page long enough. It’s halfway over by now, but — around here — October is the gift that keeps on giving. And by “gift” I actually mean “turbulent whirlwind of emotions”. October ain’t over till it’s over. A few weeks ago, I tried to articulate it to […]

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More sleep. Fewer undesirable bodily functions.

It’s been a rough week of playing “Catch the Stomach Bug” around here. Here. Enjoy a few sleep-and-nutrient-deprived nuggets of nonsense. *** Sunday night, I stood at the sink rinsing vomit out of Colt’s pillowcase for what would NOT be the last time this week. As I threw the sheets in the washing machine and […]

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