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Jumping into an Organized 2015

There’s something about coming into a new year that inspires nearly everyone on my social media channels to grab new planners and vow to be more “on top of things” in the new year. This year, I’m jumping onto this bandwagon – though it may have more to do with that “Lessons from Madame Chic”…

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Book Review: A Rant of Ravens by Christine Goff

Full disclosure: when I was approached about reading and reviewing “A Rant of Ravens” by Christine Goff, I knew absolutely nothing about birdwatching. I knew nothing about that world. I knew nothing about the monetary values assigned to birds in trade situations. I knew nothing about nesting patterns, etc. But there was still something intriguing…

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Happy New Year and a Question

Happy New Year! I hope that your New Year’s Eve was only as eventful as you wanted it to be and that you are in no way hung over today. As you go about finalizing your New Year’s Resolutions (or breaking the first ones), I thought I would pose you the question contained in the…

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My Favorite Things in 2014: Family

I feel like this year really was about family in some new ways, and I thought that it deserved to be #1 on my list of favorite things. First, I got the chance to spend some quality time with many members of Andy’s family. I’ve enjoyed getting to know them, and we’ve had the added…

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My Favorite Things in 2014: Theater

Despite my less than wealthy status, I’m happy that I’ve continued to make going to live theater a priority. It’s not always easy, but it can be such a powerful experience that I hope that no matter what I’m doing professionally, I can always make it a part of my year. This year, I’ve seen…