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Of Afternoon Tea, Renewing Friendships, Pigs and A Cinderella Moment
Monday, November 24, 2014      9 comments

So if you read me regularly you'll know I am trying to renew some friendships that I've let fall by the wayside. Yesterday I had brunch with my friend Mia. Mia is a very successful hair and makeup stylist. Right now she does mostly weddings, but... Read more
Fruit & Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe
Sunday, November 23, 2014      2 comments
832878 Fruit & Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash 2 acorn squash, halved and seeded 3/4 cup red quinoa 1 cup onions, chopped 1/2 cup Trader Jo... Read more
In A Perfect World...
Saturday, November 22, 2014      3 comments

...I would be here: With a cup of hot tea and a good book. And maybe a sexy half-naked man, but honestly today that's optional. I kinda just want to sleep. And not d... Read more
My Crazy Wonderful Morning
Wednesday, November 19, 2014      12 comments

(This blog brought to you in part by Arctic Monkeys' R U Mine? because I was lucky enough to hear it on the radio during my morning debacle.) It's not even noon yet and my morning has been a little nuts. Like every Wednesday, I got up... Read more
Good Food: A Blessing and A Curse
Sunday, November 16, 2014      10 comments

It's a Fireplace Day today. By that I mean it's cold outside, cold enough to wear gloves, and a little overcast, and all I want to do right now is throw on my flannel PJs and my robe and curl up under a blanket. There's only one problem with thi... Read more
Of Wisdom, Guidance, and the Season of Giving
Saturday, November 15, 2014      12 comments

A lot of people I know lately have off-handedly commented to me about how *old* they are. I don't mean they're saying "oh I'm 27" I mean "oh God, I'm so old." This thought doesn't strike me often. I don't feel old. I've never felt old. (Ok... Read more
Of Energy, Projects, Clothes and Snow (and some other things)
Thursday, November 13, 2014      7 comments

(This blog brought to you in part by "Happy Little Pill" by Troye Sivan) I have energy this morning. A surplus. I woke up before the alarm after a dream reminded me of some of my insecurities. I spent a half hour or so sipping coffee ... Read more
Veteran's Day Rambles
Tuesday, November 11, 2014      9 comments

First off: I finished the quilt topper! Evidence, with feet! I bought the batting and some bent safety pins but I need to go back and get the backing and bias tape b... Read more
Fighting Something?
Saturday, November 08, 2014      10 comments

I'm still in that vague place between illness and allergies. Still a tiny sore throat, still a little sore back, slight achyness all over and TIRED. I'm sleeping just fine. Last night I got into bed around 9 and didn't wake up until the alarm we... Read more
The Early Morning Rambles Are Back!
Thursday, November 06, 2014      12 comments

Okay, so, I'm blogging from my phone, so forgive me if it's weird textually. (This blog is brought to you in part by the droning of my refrigerator as it's just turned 6 am and I've already used the songs that are currently stuck in my hea... Read more
Two Months of Kettlebells Jeans Comparison Shot
Tuesday, November 04, 2014      14 comments

(this blog is brought to you by Bush's The Only Way Out, which is one of my current obsessions. Plus a couple of lines of it are particularly poignant to me just now: "Follow me down to the water Through the trip wires in your head Thro... Read more
In Which I Realize Something About Myself and Emulate Tolstoy
Friday, October 31, 2014      16 comments

(I want to preface this ridiculously long psychological slog through my mind with telling you that I am not telling you any of this because I feel like a victim. I'm simply working through something internal, and it requires backstory. My past i... Read more
Live In The Moment (video blog)
Monday, October 27, 2014      5 comments

Sorry if I'm whispering. I don't know why I was speaking so quietly. Maybe in reverence of nature. emoticon ... Read more
I Appreciate You
Saturday, October 25, 2014      18 comments

I think most of us are here for a lot of the same reasons, the most important of which is support. We support each other by sharing successes, failures, recipes, workouts, strategies. We also support each other with compliments. I wr... Read more
Of My Past, Dreams, and User Errors
Thursday, October 23, 2014      13 comments

Has there ever been someone from your past that pops up in your memories or your dreams randomly, so they're never really ever clear from your mind? 2003 was not a great year for me. I was attending Roger Williams University in Brist... Read more

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