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Am I Really Getting off the Couch for This?

Tomorrow is the big day, everybody.  Wish me luck!  Thought I would repost, even though it’s not so terribly old… I get it!  I get it.  You want me to work out.  And by “you” I mean every person that has been sending emails, facebook advertisements, Groupon and livingsocial deals inviting me to run, play, jump and climb on various types of courses and equipment.  … Continue reading Am I Really Getting off the Couch for This?

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All Camped Out (Part Two)

Get caught up with the story : All Camped Out (Part One) We meandered (if a car can, indeed, meander) back to our camping spot and began the process of sorting everything out. Tent over there, sleeping bags over there, kid that is absolutely good for nothing and would rather run around a bush, over there…business was finally starting to get done and I was glad … Continue reading All Camped Out (Part Two)

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All Camped Out (Part One)

I can still remember sitting outside in the back yard, seduced by the sweet summer air and half drunk on sun tea, when the suggestion of camping entered the conversation. It wasn’t as if I hadn’t heard the word several times already that summer, but it was the first time (in a very long time) that anyone actually used it in conjunction with “Do you … Continue reading All Camped Out (Part One)

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I got just one life in a world that keeps on pushin’ me around…

Originally posted on The Self-Actualized Life:
https://youtu.be/nvlTJrNJ5lA But I’ll stand my ground. And I won’t back down- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Day 2 of the list is to talk about three fears we have and how they came to be. My mother told me once that a cousin of mine told her she was obsessed with the fear of death that she would spend… Continue reading I got just one life in a world that keeps on pushin’ me around…

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I Want Your Attention but Stop Looking at Me!

Hello to you all!  This is a piece that has been written a couple of different ways and has been very difficult to finish.  I tried to explain my head space about this in a previous post and it was really difficult to pick up and continue with how I had originally started. I hope it doesn’t come off too rambling! I want to give … Continue reading I Want Your Attention but Stop Looking at Me!

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane…

As I was sitting at the library letting my mind wander from the totally scintillating task of fine filing children’s drawing books, I realized that I was kind of lame and pathetic.  It’s a hell of a thing when one minute you’re contemplating whether How to Draw Your Favorite Super Hero gets filed before How to Draw Your Favorite Super Hero Pet and you are … Continue reading It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane…

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Manic Monday (aka I’m Too Old for This S***)

My mornings actually start at night. I cherish my time alone when the boys are asleep so much that I am willing to stay up until almost 2 o’clock in the morning on a work night. I will set up shop on my couch, watch at least one episode of Colbert or Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, take a quick ½ hour nap, eat a bowl (or … Continue reading Manic Monday (aka I’m Too Old for This S***)