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Obviously, you know I’m referring to Kacy Catanzaro, of American Ninja Warrior.  Oh you don’t?  Let me enlighten you.

As I’m sure you’ve gathered from this video, American Ninja Warrior is a competition where athletes attempt to complete obstacle courses that, for lack of a better description, force them to be a ninja.  122 more words

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How to Save a Life

No, this is not a post about CPR.  Or about that Fray song.  It’s about becoming an organ donor.  Which, if you live in North Carolina, is surprisingly easy to do. 435 more words

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Real Talk: Ferguson and the feels

I know I’ve spoken about race before. As a black woman I am very much affected by racial inequality.
I am so sad today. My heart is breaking, and my hope is dwindling. 158 more words

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Even if you love your job (like I do) and even if you consciously attempt to express and practice gratitude at every chance you get (like I do), Mondays can still be shrouded with a cloud of gloom. 275 more words

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My sister posted this so I thought I’d share!

“A woman is not written in Braille. You don’t have to touch her to know her” 9 more words

The Gift of Words

I am not a crafty person, by any means. I couldn’t get on the Pinterest train because I knew I would never be able to recreate all those awesome projects, so it just frustrated me. 1,019 more words


This Weekend, I Kicked Adversity Square In The Face.

You know, because adversity has a face, and it’s most definitely square.

Sometimes life hands you lemons, and if you’re me, you grab a glass of wine and make some bangin’ sangria. 412 more words