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Dead ends…

“The world is always rushing forward to teach us, and that the greatest thing we can do is to stand there, open and available, and be taught by it.” ~Dana Velden, Finding Yourself in the Kitchen Today I went for … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur…

“We’re all broken. That’s how the light gets in.” – Ernest Hemingway Yom Kippur just ended and I’ve now been to temple four times in the last 11 days. This is a lot for me and not at all representative … Continue reading

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Tears…

I know this probably sounds ridiculous but I want to have a “good” cry and I just can’t. I mean it; it has been years. I feel like I used to be able to cry at the drop of a … Continue reading

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Tattoo*…

At last! I’ve been wanting a tattoo for a really long time but have been at a loss as to what I want permanently inked on my body. (Maybe I have this whole thing backwards; maybe my desire for a … Continue reading

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Pause…

A bunch of years ago my then hairdresser decided to cut back his hours by taking off every other weekend. He said he had been working steady for x number of years and was tired. I’d like to say I … Continue reading

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For real this time…

I recently had a poignant conversation with my 31-year-old daughter about weight. J. has been thin her whole life as she luckily takes after her dad’s side of the family. During our talk she mentioned that she has been slowly … Continue reading

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Big girl boots…

Yesterday I decided to put on my big girl boots and go on a quest. Here’s what happened… The other day I reread my astrological chart which said “you require strenuous situations in order to grow and mature properly, even … Continue reading

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