Monthly Archives: August 2013


I am not going to preach about the pros and cons of vaccines. However, I believe both sides of the vaccine debate will agree that getting vaccines to children in hard to reach places that have not eradicted death from … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesday- Drama Queen

This post was made in 2009, where I try to come to terms with my teenage self by comparing everything I did to the contestants of America’s Next Top Model. I don’t know why, but until I wrote this post … Continue reading

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When I started this blog I promised myself I would write at least one post a week for two months and see how I felt about making it a longer-term part of my life. Now that I’ve written for two months, … Continue reading

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Epcot’s Captain EO

In honor of Michael Jackson’s passing in 2009 Disney re-launched Captain EO at Epcot, a sci-fi fantasy thriller staring the one and only MJ and condensing everything magical about eighties culture into 18 minutes of awesome. On the second day of … Continue reading

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Freedom Friday- Cancer Sucks

Freedom Friday– every Friday I free myself from a burden, either an old embarrassing story, a secret phobia, a lie I told and got away with, a fear I can’t win, or something else to be determined. I want to … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesday- My first Mom Friendship

Every Wednesday I repost something from a former blog and reflect on the changes in life that occured since the original posting. I’ve previously written on meeting my husband, returning to work after maternity leave and depression. Today I picked … Continue reading

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Conquering the Pool

Our vacation was amazing, splendid and exactly what I needed to energize my core and refocus my attentions on where they matter most. Cliché, yes, but true. I had no internet connection worth speaking of, and in an attempt to … Continue reading

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Ode to my Mother- Vacation Edition

Disclaimer- I am on vacation and drinking mimosas… typos will happen under these circumstances. I am a fortunate person– I have parents whom I adore and learn from constantly. Today I want to celebrate my mother, the woman who taught … Continue reading

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I am leaving in a few hours for our vacation and have no idea if I will have the steam to write a post while I am gone. You can bet your ass I’ll think of a few, though, and … Continue reading

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Longing and Life Changes

On Wednesdays I like to repost a blog entry from my younger life and reflect on the changes in myself, my family and the world. On August 24, 2009 I posted Longing. I had just returned to the working world after an … Continue reading

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