Music

Fully embracing life and being happy has been a goal that has remained a constant in my life since the split from my ex. In fact, shortly after our separation, I made a bucket list. Not things I wanted to do at an advanced age, but rather experiences I wanted to have in my life […]

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This week I wrote about a recent struggle with balance. The work side of life had been tipping the scale a bit more than I like and, as a result, I felt frustrated. After writing about it I felt good; Sean, the kids and I had a fun movie night, I stopped working at 3 […]

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If you read my post yesterday, you know I am supposed to be unplugged until late afternoon today. You are probably judging me, thinking that I am feigning illness to write this post from the bathroom on my iPhone. Let me assure you–I wrote this on Friday, scheduling it to publish today. But the iPhone […]

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It’s a cold, grey, rainy day in the D.C. area today. This means that even though it’s National Margarita Day, I will not be going to my favorite Tex-Mex restaurant for Swirls tonight (frozen sangria and margarita layers in one fabulous drink). Yes, the weather is that dismal.  Or I am a loser. It could […]

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Show Me Heart

February 14, 2013

in Song of the Week

After dinner out with Sean last night, we went to see one of our favorite bands, Mumford and Sons, in concert. As the opening act was ending, and we waited for Mumford band members to take the stage, I felt an overwhelming amount of happiness and love. With his arms wrapped around me, I realized […]

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Last night there was a family spat that resulted in tears for three of us. The details of what happened will remain private since it involves the kids, but what I feel compelled to share is Sean’s reaction to the challenge we faced. The argument happened in the car. When we arrived home, Sean was […]

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