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MANIFEST DESTINY or Some Other Nonsense, PART II

My husband is a huge soccer fan. When I met him, it was the first thing he told me about (and was I ever relieved, because after thoroughly investigating his Facebook profile and seeing that he was a fan of … Continue reading

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MANIFEST DESTINY or Some Other Nonsense, Part I

note: well, um, that was fun.  here’s a PSA for you, kids. KEEP WORDPRESS UPDATED. Because if you don’t, you will have to figure out how to do it manually, including figuring out how to sign into a server you … Continue reading

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Every Little Farm Town

On one not-so-otherwise special day, Grant and I were driving down one of the main roads connecting one major Nashville neighborhood to another.  The radio was on, but the volume was low.  I usually get my way with station choices … Continue reading

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Thanks to Lori McKenna

Many moons ago, I bought tickets to see Jason Mraz perform in Minneapolis. At the time, I completely and totally idolized him. I talked to everyone at work that day about how nervous I was to see him.  NERVOUS. I … Continue reading

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Happy Things pt. 2

This year, I started a daily Happy Things journal.  It wasn’t so much a new year’s resolution as it was something I just started doing on a whim.  I don’t always remember to update it daily (and I leave the … Continue reading

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Allowing Myself to Be

Ever since I started the job I currently hold (it’s been nearly three years) I’ve had to become a “grown-up.”  And mostly what I mean by that is, I had to start getting up in the morning.  And mostly what … Continue reading

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Happy Things

Along with a lot of personal changes I’ve made following the holidays (I haven’t had a single granule of refined sugar in a week and I’ve never felt more AWAKE), I recently started a “Happy Things” journal. Regardless of the … Continue reading

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A Different Kind

Every time we’re in the Smoky Mountains, we go back to one little trail.  It’s a little loop around a farmstead that’s been abandoned for almost a hundred years, and even though the fields are grown over beyond recognition, the … Continue reading

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The Sanctuary

I had the day off from The Day Job today.  Thank you Martin Luther King, Jr. I called my grandma.  I made a meal that took more than 20 minutes to prepare (hellooooo, eggplant parmesan, those two and a half … Continue reading

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The Robot

Y’all kicked ass at delurking.  I’m chatting with many of you I’ve never gotten to chat with before.  Um, FUN!  Let’s do this again sometime. Today I have a story to tell. There is a new dude at our office. … Continue reading

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