Category Archives: Personal

Sunday Coffee – Let the Remodel Begin

When we bought this house last fall, it was billed as having a “partially-finished” basement. This is probably accurate, though unclear. “Partially-finished” seems to indicate that some sections aren’t really all that usable, and that wasn’t the case here. The … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – To Post or Not to Post

A bit over a week ago, I drafted a post. It was complete misery. When it came time to post, I deleted it instead. I’ve done this a bunch of times over the last three years. It comes down to … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – First Quarter Goal Check-in

When I posted my goals for 2017, I said I’d check in quarterly. I imagine these check-ins are more for my own benefit than that of my readers, so I’ll try to keep things brief! (Yeah right, Manda…how about I … Continue reading

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The Nimi Settles In

It’s been about six weeks now since Nimi joined our family. She has been an absolute delight and a fantastic addition to our household. She’s sweet, cuddly, affectionate, smart and devilishly determined to get her own way. While not an … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Birdsong

One thing about growing up in a place is the way background noise becomes ingrained in your subconscious. Even if you don’t necessarily like a place, your brain imprints things that you might not even think about. I grew up … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Vacation Talk

Hello everyone! After three weeks of (mostly) silence, I’m back! It was a much-needed break and a good vacation, but now I have a lot to catch up on. To note, I went ahead and marked all posts in Feedly … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Gone Fishin’

Well, I haven’t really gone fishing, nor have I really ever gone fishing in my life, owing to an intense fear of fishhooks, not to mention I doubt I’d get much enjoyment from the activity even without that fear. But … Continue reading

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