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New Year, New Blogs

We suck at good-byes–which is why our good-bye post kinda sucked. It was a hard time. We are still slogging through it, but it’s better than it was for all of the fall. I seem to know (in both real-life and virtual-life) far too many people for whom 2014 sucked way more than our good-bye(…)

Pulling the trigger

Pulling the trigger

It’s time to close the door on this internet house. It’s not because the internet is so horrible–although in a week that’s featured so much noise about Kim Kardashian and a mom who posted a photo of her toddler playing with her vibrator, it’s hard not to argue that for all that’s wonderful about it, there’s much that’s(…)

Because sometimes I’m slow on the uptake…

Because sometimes I’m slow on the uptake…

…it didn’t occur to me that our little deal with Minted could be a giveaway, in which we’d share our good fortune. (Don’t know what I’m talking about? See our last post.) But when the nice guy at Minted sent me a code for store credit, and it was way more than I’d need for(…)

Short hiatus

Short hiatus

The last week has been challenging. It brought a new job, a serious health issue, a death, and a trip out of town to visit family. In other words:  fear, sadness, indecision, nostalgia, regret, worry, joy, anticipation, hope, loss, and gratitude. A rich, complex mix. Sometimes, a person just needs to retreat for a bit,(…)

Almost peeing our pants

Almost peeing our pants

We don’t have anything home related to share with you today. I spent more than 6 hours yesterday working on a piece of writing for another publication, a new writing gig that we’ve alluded to in a few previous posts. We’re pretty excited that today, we can finally tell all of you what that is(…)