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Amsterdam.

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I am away from my computer now, wandering through a field of tulips, eating my weight in cheese, or perhaps riding a bicycle (and trying not to take out any victims in the process). Please leave a comment at the end of this post and I will get back to you as soon as I [...]

Queen of indecision

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The clock ticks slowly towards midnight as I write this blog entry. Moments ago, as I brushed my teeth and attempted to reach my 10K steps in front of the bathroom mirror, I had an internal debate about whether or not I should save the writing for tomorrow. Like any other squabbles I take up [...]

Top Ten, back again

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Happy Friday, friends! As per usual, please link up with Krysten and Lindsay for our weekly gratitude lists. This has become such a favorite tradition of mine lately. It’s wonderful to give thanks and to read what’s making you smile in your corners of the world. Here’s what I’m grateful for this week. Shopping for baby clothes. I [...]

The Haves and the Want-Mores

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It seems an intrinsic part of our culture to want more, crave the best, and dream big, which is highlighted by the media frenzy surrounding the Powerball. Suddenly everyone has a dollar (or two, because inflation) and a dream. It’s no longer enough to simply want a reasonable $10K to update the kitchen, set aside [...]

an attitude of gratitude

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“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”—Marcel Proust Isn’t that quote delicious? I stumbled upon it this morning, in preparation for the day, and for my writing, and I kept reading the words over and over. There are many things in [...]

My biggest weaknesses

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Have I mentioned already how much I’m loving the book #Girlboss? After reading some lukewarm reviews, I wasn’t sure it would appeal to me. I enjoy a good dose of humility and from what I had read from online reviewers, it seemed Sophia Amoruso needed to eat a slice of humble pie. In my opinion, nothing [...]

Thoughts on 37

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Some things in life are simply unavoidable—bills, the unexpected, aging. I’ve tried going about that last one as gracefully as possible but when April 3rd rolled around this year, I found myself struggling with a few truths. I am older. I’m not always sure that I’m wiser. Sometimes my bones ache. Can I just stay [...]