It rose from the ashes

March 8, 2017

I swore I would never do television recaps again, but after last night’s Teen Mom 2 have reconsidered. I’ve found my people again. And to be clear I do not mean the cast of Teen Mom 2. I cannot believe Kail took a walk down ho alley and tried to make Javi seem like the unstable one.  And yes I did just out myself for watching Teen Mom 2. #noshameinmygame To the people who have emailed me re: the Bachelor…

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deck the halls with a bunch of stuff i bought for myself

December 16, 2016

Christmas. That time of year when mini-lights and tree lots and little seedless oranges abound. When you try not to eat everything but end up ordering Domino’s Pizza anyway because all those coupons hooked to the door handle just.won’t.stop. Baking cookies sounds like a dream, but the Pie Bar is down the street and what the heck, one more piece of peppermint mocha can’t hurt. IT’S THE HOLIDAYS! Someone sends a bottle of champlagne and a candle? Don’t mind if I…

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On life and death

November 22, 2016

My mom grew up in a three room house on the prairies in Canada. She had seven brothers and sisters. They did not have running water and my grandmother cooked on a coal stove. One of my favorite memories is the time I slept over at my grandma and grandpa’s with my cousin Shelley. I woke up wrapped in one of my grandma’s homemade quilts in their soft, comfy bed, light shining brightly through the bedroom windows. My grandparents stood in…

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Know yourself

October 7, 2016

All week long I’ve tried to think about particularly insightful things to say here. I’m not sure I have any. Here goes: I went back to work. I was not planning on doing this, at all. It just kind of happened. I hate when people say things just kind of happen, but as it turns out they do. Summer rolled around and all I could think about was how bored I was. “Ride your bike,” I said to myself.  Twenty minutes after I…

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