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Teaching a child about death

The assignment at preschool was simple: draw a picture of your family. The teacher stapled 15 little pieces of paper on the bulletin board outside of the classroom once the drawings were finished. 174 more words

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Thoughts from a First Time Home Buyer

It’s been a month since my last entry. In the words of Marvin Gaye: “What’s going on?”

Well, I’ve been pretty busy in the last few weeks. 1,521 more words

Adult Life

We'll Always Have Frankfurt

I took the last fortune cookie that came with our bill at the dim sum place near my office. My friends and I were celebrating the end of a long week, and we were all loud and slightly buzzed from our cocktails. 328 more words

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Last Week(s) I...

Alas, another long pause between posts. Lots of feels lately.

My world was a little shaken up on March 3rd, 2015 because my best friend Jamie’s father Dale passed away unexpectedly. 312 more words

Life Lately

Mash, Mash

I can’t remember the last time I wrote fiction. But this one just sort of happened, like writing tends to happen — out of nowhere, without warning. 258 more words

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This is 40...

Today, I am 40 years old. Happy birthday to me!

I really dreaded turning 30 but 40…I’m pretty excited about 40. It’s crazy when I think about it. 75 more words

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Today is Monday and unfair or not, this is the day I tend to make myself face things I don’t like, such as math. Deadlines. Credit card debt situation. 384 more words