Author Archives: Amanda

About Amanda

Writing. Family. Books. Crochet. Fitness. Fashion. Fun. Not necessarily in that order. Note: agender (she/her).

Sunday Coffee – Hello!

I honestly don’t have a whole lot to say this morning. Most of my time in 2021 so far has been taken up by one of three things: group hikes, politics, and binge-watching Murdoch Mysteries. I haven’t been doing as … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 44 and 45

We passed the ten-month mark of this pandemic in our area on January 13th. Almost a year of this now. It was also the changeover of the government during Week 45 (oh irony), and it’s already apparent than the new … Continue reading

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Race Report: ASPCA Virtual 5K

Last fall, I signed up for my last virtual 5K of 2020, to benefit the ASPCA. The 5K was meant to be done any time before December 31st. But as you might remember, I had some kind of injury in … Continue reading

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The Great Bra Hunt: Torrid Wireless

Please see my introductory post for why I’m on a Great Bra Hunt. And feel free to skip past this post if real bra talk and related topics aren’t your thing!

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Sunday Coffee – Vaccine, Part 1

I had my first Covid-19 vaccine dose this week! In late December, the governor of Texas decreed that people in Tier 1b could now get the vaccine. Tier 1b included individuals over the age of 65, or those over 16 … Continue reading

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The Dating Plan, by Sara Desai

Daisy is a somewhat awkward software developer with no plans to get married despite her aunts’ interference. Liam is a bad-boy trying to prove himself to a long-dead father. When Liam’s grandfather dies and leaves him the family business on … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – 52 Hike Challenge 2021

A couple members of my hiking group posted about this yearlong challenge at the end of December. I waffled on it. I wanted to sign up, but I didn’t want to spend the money on a challenge I could do … Continue reading

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The Great Bra Hunt: Introduction

Okay. Let me get the awkward part out of the way first. If you don’t want to read about bras and bra-fit, just skip this series. There will be real talk about breasts and breast-issues, and photos in most of … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Let’s Talk About Insurrection

Let’s make this very clear: What happened in the US this week was: unlawful insurrection attempted coup domestic terrorism treason pre-planned (they even had shirts made for the event in some cases) easily predictable, especially these last few months, and … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 41 to 43

First, I want to apologize for the length of this. I’ve been keeping my quarantine diaries weekly while numbers are skyrocketing here, but the last two Fridays have been holidays. I didn’t exactly want to put up covid news on Christmas … Continue reading

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