Category Archives: life

Loving (and NOT!) Las Vegas

Las Vegas is somewhere I never wanted to go, until I did. I imagined Vegas to be a city of only gall and glamor, a city that never sleeps, and of non-ending buffets. Well, it is those things, but so … Continue reading

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Inspiration and Motivation

These two words, Inspiration and Motivation, are often thought of and used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. While I recognize that this distinction can be considered “splitting hairs,” the difference is important. While you can certainly go … Continue reading

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My Weight Loss Journey, Part II

The date that many people abandon their New Year’s Resolutions, January 17, has passed. If you made New Year’s resolutions, I hope that you are still on your plan. Changes in oneself are the hardest changes to make. But when … Continue reading

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My Weight Loss Journey, Part 1

This is the time of year that many people are trying to lose the weight they found the rest of the year. Thankfully, I am not on that journey this year. I have struggled with weight most of my life, … Continue reading

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Sparking Joy!

With credit to Marie Kondo, who says if an item does not spark joy, get rid of it, I spent a day in my home and closet yesterday doing just that. After putting away Christmas for another year, I decided … Continue reading

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“Help Me” Means Do It My Way!

A friend and I were talking recently about different things, including how ready we are, or aren’t, for the Christmas holiday. We commiserated about the fact that with only a week to go, both of us are still finishing decorating! … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood!

Mike and I are spending most of our time at home in Raleigh since his ankle fusion on November 20th. Due to his surgery and needed recovery, Mike is non-weight bearing on his right foot for 8-10 weeks. Although he … Continue reading

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