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What is Normal

February 26, 2013

in Life Lessons

Yesterday I posted about the unusual living arrangements Sean and I have chosen for our family. I stated I recognized it’s not normal, but that it works for us. What I received in return for publishing this post was a reminder from my readers to focus on what best works for us–however non-traditional it might […]

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“Do what you can, where you are, with what you have.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt This quote now hangs on the wall over my two work laptops. It’s a reminder, as I sit down to begin working and at the end of the workday, to simply do my best. As someone who continues to work towards shaking […]

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Sometimes life sucks. There’s no more eloquent way to put it. Life experiences can be frustrating, heartbreaking, painful, depressing, and more. Regardless the extent of the challenge, age and experience lead to understanding these two truths: Whatever the difficulty, it will eventually pass. Make the best of every situation. Even the most unbearable situation will […]

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Twenty Years from Now

January 10, 2013

in Relationships

“Can you see yourself with him 20 years from now?” That’s what a friend asked me after I announced becoming engaged to Sean. Without hesitation, I told her I could see being with him in 20 years’ time. I explained, “Life would not be as much fun without sharing each day with him.” Sean possesses […]

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“The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.” ~Ben Franklin This quote was the opening for a documentary entitled Happy that I recently watched, and it was the premise of the film. It was a fascinating look at what is the most sought after emotion. Some […]

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He’s Worth It

December 6, 2012

in Relationships

Readers have been on a roller coaster with me, sharing my excitement over a new relationship, and my tears at it’s conclusion. I write from my heart, sharing it all. When it comes to commitment, I prattle on about breaking out in hives whenever anyone mentions the M-word (marriage) and F-word (forever). It’s a stressful […]

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