Month: January 2017

what to do now

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global / love / mlk / peace / tolerance / vote / world

With the inauguration looming just around the corner, it’s hard not to feel frightened (or in my case, just plain horrified) by what’s going on in the USA right now. Whether you’re a citizen or not, we are all going to be affected by these changes.  The biggest problem I have is how powerless I feel when it comes to what’s happening in the world. Besides voting and ranting on social media (completely useless, btw), […]

friday favorites

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friday / friday favorites / weekend

Hello and happy Friday! I hope you all had a painless week 🙂 Mine has been significantly more fun thanks to a new addition to our family (see my last favorite, below).  I’m keeping this short and sweet as I’m getting ready to go see Conrad’s other band, The Seen and the Unseen, play in town tonight. Keep reading for this week’s favorites! Favorite advice: {why you should be planning for 2018, not 2017, via […]

nyc snapshots

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adventure / fun / new york / snapshots / tourist / travel

Last November, Conrad and I spent a long weekend in New York. We stayed with my brother-in-law and his wife, who live in a gorgeous apartment on the Upper West Side, and had a lovely (if too short!) visit in the Big Apple. Both C and I have been to NYC before, so this trip was more about seeing old friends than sightseeing, but that didn’t stop me from snapping a few pics of my […]

2017…a fresh start

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beginnings / inspiration / january / new year / thoughts

Are you all sick of those ‘New Year, New Life” posts (that are so popular every January) yet?  Well, let’s hope not, because here’s one more! Let’s be honest: on the whole, 2016 sucked. Personally, it was not that bad a year, but globally, 2016 can truly Kiss. My. Ass.  (Pardon my French.) I still don’t know what I’m doing with this blog, with my life, with my career, or with anything really*, but I’m […]