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Tagged With: life

Darkened Hope: Interrupted

Greetings fellow adventurers! How was your weekend? Mine? A little eventful. A tornado passed near our house Friday night and we were without electricity the rest of the night and on into Saturday. Nothing like nature and no power to rearrange your priorities and mess with to-do lists and deadlines, right? But hey, we grilled … Continue reading »

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Happy Monday! Can you believe we are already in the middle of February AND I have yet to share with you about my word for this year. Last year my word was FEARLESS. And wow. I never realized how much I allowed fear to control my life. Since forever. I shared a bit about it … Continue reading »

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The days can be dark and dirty and messy and long. So I’m on a mission to find beauty in the ordinary. In my quest to live a life balanced between reality and dreams, I’m discovering how much I’m out of balance. Ha! Maybe it’s the bulldog mentality of my determination to share all these … Continue reading »

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Quote: Forget to Live

To dream, yes, but don’t forget to do! Be. Live. One of my favorite quotes from Harry Potter. Have a great weekend!

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Juggling Worlds & Kiddos

Greetings adventurers! The time has come for juggling worlds, fiery irons, and kiddos. The days grow darker, shorter. And here I am in the deep end, barely keeping my head above the water. In other words. FALL is here! Hello old, established routine. Oh, how I’ve missed you! Wait, what? What about summer? No, summer … Continue reading »

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It’s a Journey

I have no patience. And an author’s career demands it. And parenting. And life. Ack…just shoot me now. I mean, where can I find some patience? Ha! I’ve spent the past year and a half fighting the clock, trying to get so many details sorted out, so many projects juggled, and most of all, to … Continue reading »

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Summer begins!

Happy end of the school year!!! I know, I know, we are a little late to the party. Bad weather and all. But, oh my, where has this time gone? Can you believe it’s already June?! My son has finished kindergarten. It seems like only yesterday I was bawling my eyes out as he started preschool. I … Continue reading »

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5K & Cosplay!

Happy Monday! I’ve survived my first 5K! It was fun, but now I’m paying for it. Ha! The kiddos so wanted to run with me, so I may have to run–I mean walk/jog another. Although, all that color dust was killing my lungs, maybe they’ll settle for a bubble run? In other exciting news…. I … Continue reading »

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Fearless My word for the year. The ladies over at MisterioPress shared their word for 2015 and before I even finished reading their article I knew what my word would be. At first, I was like–wait! I need to think about this. I can’t just claim any one word. I mean, there is a whole … Continue reading »

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The Inevitable

Happy Friday y’all! What a crazy month February has been! I still look back and wonder what happened. I had started out so strong with goals and plans and lists. Unfortunately, it all went south. Fast. It might have had something to do with 10 days of back-to-back meetings, three major shopping trips, and a … Continue reading »

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