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trying new things

Happy New Year!

[I know this is late… but since I’m sure one of your resolutions is to be more forgiving/patient, we’ll pretend that I posted this a few days ago instead of 6 days into the New Year.  Mmmkay?] New Year’s Eve … Continue reading

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a random act of kindness…

Yesterday, something really cool happened to me… I was the delighted recipient of a total stranger’s random act of kindness. I sat in grueling meetings all morning with my head practically exploding from the volume of information that was being … Continue reading

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habit-forming… like crack, only better for you.

I recently had a grueling conversation with a friend regarding my black-and-white-all-or-nothing personality – particularly when it comes to my health.  I’ve always been that way…  If I’m doing something, I’m totally DOING it.  But if I’m not going all-out, then I don’t … Continue reading

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my dining room might be famous…

One of the blogs that I read on a semi-regular basis is Design Mom.  I absolutely LOVE her style – in writing and design, but mostly – in living!  A month ago, I spent an entire day stalking her archived … Continue reading

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biker babe…

So… the first and last time I was on a motorcycle was about 30 years ago.  I was fresh out of the tub and in my pajamas and was goaded by my teenage cousin into going for a ride with her boyfriend.  I was … Continue reading

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just "tri" and stop me…

So… I woke up this morning – after only about 3 hours of sleep – and was determined to get back on the healthy-girl bandwagon.  I’ve been so under-the-weather lately and had a million excuses to keep me from getting … Continue reading

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bright idea…

I’m no Norm Abram, but I have become surprisingly self-reliant in the home-maintenance area over the last several years.  I remember when I bought my first house – a charming older home in a desirable area scattered with gigantic old … Continue reading

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