It’s Okay To Be Afraid Sometimes

If you asked me the question “What are you afraid of?” a few years ago, I would have shrugged it off with an answer of “heights” like it was no big deal.  We’re all afraid of little things… things that make our flesh crawl.  For my husband, that’s spiders.  If you put me up against […]

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Office Politics #No

I am a genuine person.  If you are being awesome, I tell you.  If you suck, I tell you.  I believe that transparency is so important in this world both as a time-saver and a courtesy.  If I am doing something wrong, I would like to know as soon as possible.  I can correct it […]

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Ten Years

Well, I received an invitation to go to my ten year high school reunion today. Yup, that happened.  Ten years. I’m starting to feel like a dinosaur here. We were talking about ten year reunions the other day at work, actually.  One of my coworkers, Katie, is up for hers as well.  She was saying […]

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If You Haven’t Tried Oreos & Peanut Butter, You’re Missing Out.

When I was a little girl, the Lindsay Lohan version of The Parent Trap was one of my favorite movies.  This was largely because the combination of California, England, and summer camp were about the biggest dreams I had when I was a kid.  For whatever it’s worth, I still think that the film was a […]

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My Little Brother is the King of Random

My brother always gives the strangest, most absolutely-off-the-mark gifts. For example, this year at Christmas he decided to do “flashback” themed gifts, where everything should be a wink back to someone’s childhood (or twenty-years-ago-ness, in my parents’ case).  He meant well… but I ended up with a rock excavation kit, my husband with a mecha […]

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