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Take me back…

I have a dilemma & a confession One of the things I have come to know In the grand scheme of things, most people do not care what I think.  No camera crew is staked out at my house waiting for me to let the world know my thoughts or feelings.  My phone is not… Continue reading Take me back…

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How did I forget to title this? Oops!

So today I was given an assignment to celebrate. I made a big step forward and committed to working with a life coach. I decided that no matter how scary dealing with your self can be, it was time to dig in & do the rest of the work. That decision deserved to be celebrated.… Continue reading How did I forget to title this? Oops!

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beach…..

When I was young there were two places outside of my own house where I saw my extended family, the ‘city’ & the ‘shore’ That tells you a few things, I grew up outside of the ‘city’ and I grew up in New Jersey (a well-known fact that only people from NJ call the beach… Continue reading beach…..

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Top o the morning to ya…..

…and the rest of the day to yourself……..(did you know that was the rest of that saying?) This Irish-American mutt wishes you all a Happy St. Patty’s Day. “May you live a long life Full of gladness and health, With a pocket full of gold As the least of you wealth. May the dreams you… Continue reading Top o the morning to ya…..

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Sometimes you just need to kick your own…………..

Yup ass….. I need a shot of grateful.  Some days you just need to shift your own focus when you don’t have someone else around you to snap you out of it. So in no particular order – I am grateful for: Coffee – well it is morning after all & I really am grateful… Continue reading Sometimes you just need to kick your own…………..

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Organize & create chaos

So I am not a real fan of New Year’s resolutions because I tend not to keep them.  I’m not sure that there is a direct correlation to New Year’s specifically since I am equally good at not sticking to things any time of the year.  I have great intentions but my follow through is… Continue reading Organize & create chaos

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No worries Mother of the Year, my plaque has been on back order for 15 years…

So I had a good day.  Among other things, I get a text message from my 10th grader (who is not supposed to text in school) to tell me she rocked her report card. Awesome and butt saving since she appears never to have homework so I threaten her (like any good mother will) that… Continue reading No worries Mother of the Year, my plaque has been on back order for 15 years…