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July 2020 in Review

It was a rather peculiar month. All but the last few days of July were spent up north at my in-laws’ house with my two younger kids, while Jason and my oldest son stayed in San Antonio. I admit, I … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Chaos and Celebrations

The last week and a half have been a bit nuts. Some good things, some less good, but lots of stuff happening both here and at home in SA. I needed a little catch-up post (one which has absolutely nothing … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 19

My mental health is poorly right now. Even though some quite nice things happened this week, I’ve been overwhelmed with anxiety, agoraphobia, depression, and general malaise. I finally hit my personal limit: It’s time to go home. I really appreciate … Continue reading

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Homesick

Two weeks ago, I arrived in northern Wisconsin with my two younger boys. I was homesick in a way before I even arrived, especially after learning that my oldest son was sick about two hours before our trip northwards was … Continue reading

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June 2020 in Review

This month has been a rollercoaster and an exercise in frustration. At the beginning of the month, my calendar was nearly as full as it would have been pre-quarantine. I had nearly a dozen hikes scheduled (all with six or … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Unexpected, but welcome

Did you notice that I’m drinking iced coffee instead of hot, the way I said I would be? No, I’ve not already fallen off the bandwagon. (Heh.) But I am extremely anxious at the moment, and clearly I have successfully … Continue reading

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Monday Coffee – Joyous Tidings

I am writing this a day late after coming home from a weekend away for a special occasion. But more on that in a moment, because there are lots of joyous tidings in this post and I should start chronologically. … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Planniversary

Jason and I celebrated our 20th anniversary back on December 22nd. One of my original goals of 2019 was to do something big to celebrate that anniversary, as we’ve never really done anything big for our anniversaries and it seemed … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Oh the Places I’d Go!

Last week, I started making a list of places I’d love to visit, and it kinda turned into a bit of a mini-bucket-list. I know it’s a long shot that I’ll get to visit everything on this list, but it … Continue reading

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September in Review

Okay. This was originally meant to be a rest-relaxation-back-to-normal kind of month, but on the 1st, we basically had our house explode again, and then Jason’s car exploded a few days later. (Full details here.) An insane roller coaster of … Continue reading

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