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Hey, hey, hey! How was your weekend? I’m sitting here, Sunday night – exhausted but content, listening to the Arizona Cardinals game in the background, drinking a glass of wine, smelling the Christmas tree and the holiday scented candle burning away, smiling at our snoring puppy.  It has been a pretty fantastic weekend, and I’m feeling […]

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PSSST! it’s monday again… if we pretend not to notice, maybe it won’t suck so bad? Let’s at least try, OK? How was your weekend? I hope it wasn’t too cold where you are, I know there is a lot of snow happening in other places.  We were a little toasty.  I know, nothing new […]

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I made a choice not to have my own babies, and that decision was made exponentially easier because I’m an aunt.  I know it’s not for everyone, being childless.  But it’s the right selection for me.  And for Joe.  Not many people understand why, and there are those who still won’t accept that the life we’ve taken is a childless […]

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Hi there! How is your week starting out? Yesterday was a little trip through crazy town, trying to catch up with all the stuff I’ve been putting off due to a case of the lazies.  Do you ever get those? I couldn’t bring myself to accomplish much last week for some reason, and I’ve been […]

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A few years ago, one of my sisters asked if I would mind taking her three daughters to the library after work once a week.  Being a dedicated auntie, I happily obliged.  There’s something about me you should know: I love the library.  I have some pretty cherished early memories of our mom hauling us off […]

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My mom recently gave me an arrowhead shoot she transplanted from a mother plant she’s raised for the last 34 years. It’s the second time she’s entrusted this plant to me, the first being when she moved, albeit temporarily, back to the Midwest. It was a tough move for my family. My sisters, brother and I […]

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