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Wellness Wednesday – Grief and Identity

Most people have heard of the five stages of grief, and by now many people know that these stages aren’t exclusive, linear, or clear-cut. I, for example, never really do much with the bargaining stage, but bounce between denial and … Continue reading

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The Death of Mrs. Westaway, by Ruth Ware

Hal is struggling to get by in the years after her mother’s death, reading tarot cards for tourists and dodging loan sharks who want their money repaid. When the notice of her supposed grandmother’s death arrives, with promises of potential … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Another House Update

When your house is ripped apart and coming back together slowly, your world eventually sharpens until that work, the last stages of it, becomes all you can do and think about. You just want it to be over and done … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Fight, Flight, Freeze

Not long after my sixteenth birthday, my mom moved us to a new house across town. My sophomore year wasn’t quite over, and it was a big upheaval that I dreaded. Part of moving in was to bring all our … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Putting 2016 Behind Me

Let me start my first post of the year by joining my voice to the many shouts of HURRAH that 2016 is finally over. Woohoo! Yay for the first day of the new year! Have you heard the superstition that … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #40: One Word for 2017

Awhile back, I mentioned the possibility of making Discipline my one-word for 2017. In many ways, it would be a good word for me, as I want to redevelop lost healthy habits and establish strong routines. As the new year approaches, … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Looking Back on My 2016 Goals

It’s that time of year – time to look back on the year’s goals and look forward toward the new year’s goals. It’s the time of year I think of as being represented by the Judgement card in tarot: a … Continue reading

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Travelogue Part III: Goals and Crafties

When we go on longer vacations, I tend to make mini-goals for myself, just as a way to keep myself on track. A little. I knew there would be some down-time on this vacation and I didn’t want to spend … Continue reading

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Scattered Hellos

Hello lovely people! I’ve had tons and tons going on over the last few weeks, and while I’ve talked in brief about some things (boys out of school, new haircut, stupid termite issues), I thought I’d do a bullet list … Continue reading

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Wink Poppy Midnight, by April Genevieve Tucholke

I’m not going to summarize this book. Even a small summary would provide spoilers. The book jacket is extremely vague on purpose. The GoodReads summary provides a little more, but even then, I’d be a bit wary. Read it if … Continue reading

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