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What would be on your list?

I am not even going to comment on the fact that is has been so long between posts, but I hope to be back more regularly again soon! Recently, I was reading Lisa Leonard’s blog, and she asked her readers what you would do if someone offered you $20K for everything in your home.  The [...]

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A few months ago, when we had just gotten back to Virginia and found our new house, I set out on the quest to find a dining room table.  And, I was successful!  I found a great table for a great price.  I just needed to find the right chairs.  And, I did. This is [...]

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To correct or not to correct…

Recently, I have been noticing more than a fair share of errors (typos, misspellings, grammar mistakes) in the posts of the many blogs I read.  I don’t know if they have always been there, if people get more lax during the summer, or if I am more sensitive to mistakes because I am not teaching [...]

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What if…

I didn’t talk about politics before now because I knew that the people I love most in the world, and read my words here, and I didn’t necessarily agree on the path for this country.  And, I am most certain, with the events of the last few days, that most of the people I love [...]

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(photo borrowed from Brene) For the last few days, I have been working on a post with the original title up there.  I had my dilemma all laid out.  I explained that I am between a place of should and want in my life, and I feel run over by my to do list of [...]

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I am one of those “I could do that people.”  I recently caved in and finally bought some of those lampwork beads that I posted about here, and while I was looking through the list of all she had for sale, I couldn’t help but think to myself, “I wonder how you make those.”  So, [...]

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On the whole, I would like to say that I am a happy person.  Some people in my life might not agree on a day-to-day basis, but I do try to be happy overall.  In other words, happiness is my goal.  I do not want to be stuck living a life where I am always [...]

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Over on “My Take”

Just thought that I would share a new post I just put up on my Intro to Lit class’s blog here as well!

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Christine Kane just posted a great new something to her blog called “56 Things You Can Toss Out Now.” It is a great list of things that you can definitely get rid of, and I particularly like it because she so simply lays out at the start of her list why we hold onto things: [...]

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A few minutes to think….

Well, I am sitting in our union on campus because there was some miscommunication about a meeting that I thought that I needed to be at right now, and instead of walking back to my office in the frigid cold outside, I thought that I would just sit and write for a little instead. So, [...]

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