IT’S SNOWING!

December has got toย be the most interesting time of year to launch a blog. I’ve been worn thin with my time trying to do it all with multiple jobs, this blog stuff, and then doing all the family stuff for the holidays. It’s been quite the month. And year, honestly. Two thousand seventeen was a […]

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WRITING ACTIVITY #4

First and foremost, I hope everyone survived the Holidays! I barely made it out alive and I’m honestly really happy we have an entire year until the next Holiday season! Aside from visiting with family, which of course is always nice, the Holidays are filled with anxiety driven by tons of travel, family feudsย during games, […]

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A CHRISTMAS STORY

This month has been all about Holiday themed stuff, so it goes without saying, today’s personal essay, should be my very own personal Christmas story. (It’s also an excerpt from my memoir. whoops!) ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s really, really short, but it’s a memory about Christmas. Here it is: The one year anniversary of Bjโ€™s death had […]

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WRITING ACTIVITY #3

Yep, you guessed it. Another fun writing & drinking date with Franco turned into a fun writing activity to share! This time, I invited him over for pizza and beer… in the middle of the day… on a Thursday… cause… writing. Freshly moved into my new apartment, we didn’t have any board games to relyย on, […]

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VALLIS ALPS

Happy Music Monday! This week, weโ€™re listening (and writing to)ย Vallis Alps! There are vocals present in every song, so if that’s not your thing… it’s not your thing. But, their music is so good & would be great for other tasks as well. I forgot what playlist I was listening to when they shuffled on, […]

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THAT ONE TIME

Hmm. This is seriously so strange. I donโ€™t think Iโ€™ll ever get used to this whole personal-essay-on-the-internet thing. Iโ€™m trying to find a mix of being vulnerable, but being creative, yet not telling too much for fear of judgment. Having an online diary is like knowing my Mom has found my diary and will read […]

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WRITING ACTIVITY #2

Another fun writing night with Franco turned into a fantastic writing activity to share. This time, we set our intentions to visit a variety of places and to write (and drink) something different at each place we visited. We chose breweries for this night because they always seem to have fun table games to play […]

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