The Aftermath

The Aftermath

The Aftermath It’s Sunday, 5 days after the historic election results. And it’s all still swirling. I thought that after the election we could all just calm down. But no, it’s exactly the opposite. My stomach is still tense. I wake up in the middle of the night and...

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Failing as a Big Sister – or am I?

Failing as a Big Sister – or am I?

Earlier this year I signed up to be a Big Sister with the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization. I ended up getting matched at a very peculiar time - as there were a lot of change going on in my life at that time. In the back of my mind I was thinking, this should be...

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September Song

September Song

I wake up at night Wonder if I’m living this life. Is this my dream I see Is this who I want to be? Is thisWho I want To be? I wake up at night Am I just somebodies wife? Did I grow up to be What I thought I’d see? Under masks, do I hide? My heart is fragile tonight...

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The Clearing Clouds

The Clearing Clouds

I have made about three or four different attempts at writing this post. Each time I re-read them I am disappointed and I start all over - trying to write something that’s as profound as the last few months have been. But I know that now is the time to just spit it...

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The Employment Gap Survival Guide (Part 1)

The Employment Gap Survival Guide (Part 1)

This may be the land of opportunity, but looking for one is not as fun as it sounds; Sabbatical. Time Off. Soul Searching. Freedom. Call it what you want. If you are in the club, you are essentially job searching, full time. And until you are in it, I think it’s hard...

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The Struggle Is Real

The Struggle Is Real

I sit here on my couch with a fresh manicure, a “do it yourself” facial mask waiting to dry, and a glass of freshly poured Ravenswood Zinfandel. What’s all the to-do for you ask? Well, in honor of International Woman’s Day, I thought it was appropriate to put this...

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Failing as a Big Sister – or am I?

Failing as a Big Sister – or am I?

Earlier this year I signed up to be a Big Sister with the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization. I ended up getting matched at a very peculiar time - as there were a lot of change going on in my life at that time. In the back of my mind I was thinking, this should be...

read more
September Song

September Song

I wake up at night Wonder if I’m living this life. Is this my dream I see Is this who I want to be? Is thisWho I want To be? I wake up at night Am I just somebodies wife? Did I grow up to be What I thought I’d see? Under masks, do I hide? My heart is fragile tonight...

read more
The Clearing Clouds

The Clearing Clouds

I have made about three or four different attempts at writing this post. Each time I re-read them I am disappointed and I start all over - trying to write something that’s as profound as the last few months have been. But I know that now is the time to just spit it...

read more
The Employment Gap Survival Guide (Part 1)

The Employment Gap Survival Guide (Part 1)

This may be the land of opportunity, but looking for one is not as fun as it sounds; Sabbatical. Time Off. Soul Searching. Freedom. Call it what you want. If you are in the club, you are essentially job searching, full time. And until you are in it, I think it’s hard...

read more
The Struggle Is Real

The Struggle Is Real

I sit here on my couch with a fresh manicure, a “do it yourself” facial mask waiting to dry, and a glass of freshly poured Ravenswood Zinfandel. What’s all the to-do for you ask? Well, in honor of International Woman’s Day, I thought it was appropriate to put this...

read more
Square Peg, Round Hole

Square Peg, Round Hole

Square peg, round hole. Square peg, round hole. It’s really not that difficult. You just have to adjust the shape just a teeny, tiny bit, or find a hole big enough to get your big, fat square ideas in there. No, I don’t want to stay on this same road until inevitably...

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