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It's A Real Thing Now

Today I published my first post for Grace & Such. For the past eight months I’ve been dreaming and planning and thinking and writing and designing and, and, and…  And then this morning, September 1st, the first scheduled post went live. And I’m excited. We’ve had over 250 visitors to the site so far today, which means it’s a…

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The Beginning of the Beginning

  Today was my very last day at work. I don’t actually know how I feel about it. I do know that I feel better about it than I did a couple of weeks ago. Now that I’ve worked with my replacement for two weeks I feel such a relief. She’s going to do a…

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The Beginning of the End

There is one week of preschool left and two weeks of camp after that. Do you realize what this means? It means I only have three weeks of work left. Figuring in Memorial Day as a holiday that comes to 14 more work days. FOURTEEN! I am not panicked. (I am NOT panicked. I am…

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On The Road To A Great 2015

2015 is a big year with some huge milestones for me. In May I will celebrate 10 years as a cancer survivor and in November I’ll be a half a century old. My 40’s have not been at all what I had planned them to be. I’m fairly certain that if I didn’t have a…

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Someday Never Comes

When I was young and would ask my mom or dad if we could do this or that, oftentimes the answer was, “Someday”. I finally wised up and (in what I’m sure was my whiniest of voices) countered with, “But ‘someday’ never comes!” As an adult I get it. I’ve put off a lot of…

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Five On Friday – September 23, 2011

I’ve only listed five things, but I’m very wordy today. If you plan on staying with me until the end here, you might want to grab a cup of tea and settle in. 1.     Katie is currently singing “On My Own” for voice lessons right now. Her dream is to play Eponine in the high…

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My Perfect Day

Just like the majority of the country, we’ve had record breaking heat wave after record breaking heat wave. Not only is it hot, it’s humid. I’m tired of frizzy hair, hungry mosquitos and glowing profusely. Yesterday morning while I was multitasking (waking up and showering at the same time) I started fantasizing about what my perfect day would look like. Let me set…

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From Russia With Love

Last night was one of my not so good sleep nights. I blame it on TV and books. Let me explain. I’m currently reading an epic war-time love story called The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simmons. Here’s the back blurb: Leningrad 1941: the white nights of summer illuminate a city of fallen grandeur whose beautiful…

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I Can't Believe I Said That!

Yesterday I turned on the 5:00 news to see a horrific sight. You may have even seen it on the national news. A large, luxury condominium complex in Conshohocken was destroyed by an 8 alarm fire. Apparently it had been going on for quite some time when I started watching and by then two entire…

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More Nothing

Today was my first day back at work since spring break and the kids’ first day back to school. To say this morning was crumby is an understatement! After more than a week of sleeping late to all of a sudden getting up at 6:30 – or 5:45 if you’re Taylor – was, in the…

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