June 2021

The Airport

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I love being at the airport. Although it is always bittersweet when I am there, not to travel, but to drop someone off who is leaving. And yet, there is still a magic to it. At the airport, I have… Read More »The Airport

hAPPY 10TH aNNIVERSARY

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10 years ago, I married my best friend on a hot (very hot, like 107 degrees hot) summer day in Austin, Texas. We had a beautiful ceremony just before sunset under a gazebo adorned with honeysuckle that overlooked Lake Travis.… Read More »hAPPY 10TH aNNIVERSARY

Normal

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I’ve forgotten what normal feels like. And as I see the bottom of more and more faces, I am reminded of life pre-pandemic. I am feeling myself putting connections together of how to be in public now that people are… Read More »Normal

I forgot my blog post

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Today I forgot to write my blog post. It’s something that I’ve done nearly every day for over six months now, and yet, it completely slipped my mind. I wrote my journal, I worked out, I cooked scrambled eggs for… Read More »I forgot my blog post

We need people

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People are important. They matter. And nothing makes you realize that more than being at a wedding (or really any large event) after a whole year of seclusion and very little in-person interaction. Humans need other humans. Sure we can… Read More »We need people

SCP Turns 8 years old

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Eight years ago, I became officially registered as a LLC in the state of Texas. The first and easiest steps of owning a business were done, and I could breathe easy, knowing that I was taking care of the legal… Read More »SCP Turns 8 years old

Wrinkles

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The grooves between her eyebrows and the top of her forehead were telling. The emotions she only thought she could hide were plastered across her like the words on pages of a book. Every wrinkle told the story of laughter,… Read More »Wrinkles

The Early bird

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I haven’t always been a morning person. Actually, it’s not that I’m not a morning person, I am just not the type of person who leaps out of bed happy. No, I like the slow rise, and this makes me… Read More »The Early bird

Arthur’s Seat

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In a huff, I marched away from them. I left Sofie and Ben, standing at the base of the hill and stormed onward and upward. My body was stiff with anger, although I don’t even know what I was mad… Read More »Arthur’s Seat