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Five years ago today I started my blog. How have five years passed already?!?! I swear I was just doing last minute word smithing on "The Search for Meaning," my first, and still favorite, post. Originally I was going to celebrate this milestone anniversary with a hosting change and new look. But then the new provider I… Continue reading 5 Years
A few months ago I had the honor of attending a friend's party she threw to celebrate her puppy's first birthday. I love the fact that when I told my coworkers about going, no one batted an eye about attending a party for a dog. It was one of those "You know you live in SoCal" type… Continue reading Four More Years
I spent the weekend camping with Ms. M. We used to go camping every year, but we stopped about a decade ago. This trip was my Christmas present to her. The trip was glorious. The weekend was unusual for us since it actually rained. Up in the mountains where we were, it was a constant… Continue reading Latest Adventure
It was during my very first year of blogging that I discovered an adaptation of the NaNoWriMo challenge. Instead of writing a novel first draft in a month, it involved writing a blog post a day for 30 days. The word counts are remarkably similar (or it would be if my posts were longer. With my… Continue reading 31 Days
Today is going to be a very different Thanksgiving Day for my family. My Dad, Barb, and Rebecca are on their way to a tropical adventure. Meanwhile, DH2U and I are so pleasedl to have been invited to join some friends and their extended family for a Thanksgiving brunch at a restaurant. I've never eaten at… Continue reading Gratitude
In your mind, do you define yourself by what you do? In high school, I proudly wore the label of speech geek. I was the dedicated student in college. Then, for the longest time I defined myself by who I was with. That led to some dark days. I was very quick to adopt the… Continue reading Define Yourself