Month in review: June

June has been a good month. I am keeping up with my own resolutions and finding time for myself. We’ve also been busy as a family. Books – I finished 12 books this month (4 audio, 3 Kindle, 5 paper). – I finished 2 books for my Summer Reading Challenge. – I did not read […]

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My workday uniform

I’ve read a couple of blog posts lately about having a uniform: a go-to formula for your everyday outfit. Since my new job requires business casual dress, I decided that before I went shopping I needed to review my wardrobe and think about what I actually wear. First of all, you need to understand that […]

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Movies I plan to see this summer

It’s officially summer, so that means…great movies! Why do all of the good movies come out when the weather is nice? I’ve never understood that. And why are there more action movies and less girly movies in the summer? Also a mystery. Regardless, there are a bunch of movies I’m planning on seeing this summer. […]

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Building memories

Christopher has been asking since the end of April to have a lemonade stand. I don’t know where the idea came from. Possibly from Lemonade in Winter, which we read last year, or maybe from something he’s watched on YouTube lately. Last week I bought the ingredients, so we’d be ready when a nice day finally […]

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The story of growing up

Last February I started reading Santa Claus: The Tooth Fairy, and Other Stories: A Child’s Introduction to Religion. It reads like a textbook, but that’s not why I haven’t finished it. It’s not even a long book. I got this feeling when I started reading it, like it was going to change my life. It’s […]

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What a difference a day makes

I’ve finished up my first week at my new job. It’s been a pretty typical week. A lot of sitting at my desk getting my computer set up, digging around on the intranet and in shared file folders trying to find relevant information, reading documentation, learning new systems, etc. I completed one small assignment to […]

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