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when you borrow a concept

Although I was born into Catholicism, I was not raised Catholic.  It logically follows that I have never really followed the concept of Lent.  This year, I noticed a lot of people who also are not Catholic, borrowing from the tradition & re-imagining it. I am not a big fan of giving things up.  Although… Continue reading when you borrow a concept

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Pot meet kettle

So we all have those people, those people who drive us bat sh** crazy.  In ‘real’ life, on social media, on television, doesn’t matter…they seem to have been placed on this earth to single-handedly drive us bananas. You have these people running through your head right now don’t you?  You are welcome 🙂  Of course… Continue reading Pot meet kettle

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down the rabbit hole….

I should know better….I mean I seriously should know better by now… There is always a test & it always seems to be a pop quiz… I had a pretty good weekend, if you read my blog you know I spent the weekend with two fascinating men that offered me a lot of inspiration &… Continue reading down the rabbit hole….

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keeping it real

So this has been a week in my world…. At around 2am early Wednesday morning my man-child woke me up and told me he was in pain.  In my barely awake state, we had a conversation trying to determine what was going on.  My teenage son generally does not come into my room in the… Continue reading keeping it real

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it’s not all sunshine & roses

So, while I try to be positive & grateful, truth be told, there are things that make me cranky. Here is one.  I have already mentioned in another blog that while I’m not a fan of pumpkins, I do love me some fall.  The cooling tempratures and the changing colors make me happy.  I like… Continue reading it’s not all sunshine & roses

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defining moments

It may seem a little dramatic but, I thought of a different idea for a blog post.  I spent a lot of time working on it, saved it, picked categories & tags for it as well.  It was sitting quietly in my draft folder waiting patiently for the morning when I would publish it. Hours… Continue reading defining moments