Ramblings of loss

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On the first day of 3rd grade, I sat down at my assigned seat next to a girl with blond curly hair and bright eyes. I looked over at her paper desk pencil name tag and read her name out… Read More »Ramblings of loss

The Nutcracker

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To be honest, The Nutcracker is not my favorite ballet. It’s not even in the top five. The story is simple, and it’s the same exact choreography every year. Sure It differs between companies and between choreographers, but for the… Read More »The Nutcracker

Always Something New

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I find that I am constantly telling myself I’ll get to rest or enjoy a certain time after I get XYZ done. But there is always something new on my plate, something else to do. Yesterday I needed to finish… Read More »Always Something New

Christmas cards

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I love sending and receiving Christmas cards in the mail. I love to see all the beautiful designs and the pictures of my friends and their kids. I love to know that they are doing well. Even in this age… Read More »Christmas cards

Christmas-Itis

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It’s that time of year when nothing work-wise gets done. I am in a state of wanting to finish all my work so I can enjoy the holiday season and not wanting to do any work so I can just… Read More »Christmas-Itis

Kids play a part

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I would be lying if I said that my kids didn’t play a huge role in my exit from the wedding industry. It’s been something I haven’t wanted to share. Because let’s face it, there is a stigma around quitting… Read More »Kids play a part

This Season

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This is the season that always has me deep in thought. It’s one of my favorite times of the year, and yet, I’m always wondering whether I deserve to be celebrating Christmas. I went to church off and on as… Read More »This Season

Choir Music

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If I was going to attend church in some life where I live in a place with beautiful, old churches (and by old, I mean old-old) it would be to listen to the choir. To me, the heavenly tones coming… Read More »Choir Music