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T minus five months to 30

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adult / adulting / life / lifestyle / random / real life / thirty / thoughts / Uncategorized

I know, logically, that turning 30 is not a big deal. Emotionally, however, it is a big deal, to me anyway. While I’d love to be able to say that I’m completely immune to the hegemonic, old-fashioned, patriarchal bullsh*t that surrounds our society, I’m of course not. I do feel panicked about turning 30. I am not sure why, but I do. If you’re older than 30, you may be thinking, ‘lol, JUST WAIT ‘TILL […]


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adventure / cute / dogs / france / lately / puppy / random

We got to catch up with a lot of friends and family while in France, but one of my favorite reunions was with this cutie! Meet Zeus; sheep herder, village dog, and ultimate cuddle bug. It feels like he’s been around my whole life, but I just learned that he is actually 10 years young, and such a sweetheart. He’s a Great Pyrenees, known locally as a Patou. (By the way, if you’re in the area, […]


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lately / life / random

Hello! How are you all this week? I’m feeling a little better, thank God. I took it really easy last weekend and slept, drank tea, and repeatedly gargled with salt water (the absolute best cure for a sore throat). Unfortunately, that means I don’t have a ton of content planned for this week. Instead, I want to share a little of what’s been happening lately, since I have been a little bit more distracted than […]

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random / snow / winter

I’ve lived in Fort Collins for six years and in Sweden for six before that, and this is the FIRST snow day I’ve had EVER! We got word of a storm coming over the weekend, but since I usually don’t find weather reports too reliable, I didn’t really think much of it. Besides, it snows all the time here, and we never have snow days. Once, when I was still in grad school, we did […]