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New Age

On my birthday, the Universe sent me a birthday card. Not the electronic Universe that sends me notes. But the actual, physical Universe. Here’s how it happened: I spent my birthday in Napa with my mom, sister and two aunts. … Continue reading

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2011: One of the Best Years Ever

I must say, I’m not thrilled about saying good-bye to 2011. While it did have its stressful moments, the good parts far outweighed the bad. It really was one of the best years ever. Two thousand eleven was the first time … Continue reading

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London in the springtime

I was lucky enough last week that I got to visit some very close friends while they are living in London. It was wonderful to visit London, but even more wonderful to get to see friends who are like family. … Continue reading

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Holding myself back

Disclaimer: This post is slightly more profound & personal than others. Today on my drive to work, I was thinking about the usual things: Work & boys. On my computer screen at work, I have pasted a quote. It says, “We must have … Continue reading

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Week of firsts

This weekend, I ran my first half-marathon! As running became part of my normal routine in Spain, I decided that I’d probably want to train for a half-marathon when I returned to the U.S. My original plan was to do … Continue reading

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Donating blood, the less-eventful sequel

Yesterday, I went in to donate blood. It was my first chance to donate since the unfortunate experience I had in July. (You can read about this near death experience here.) However, I don’t let one little brush with death keep … Continue reading

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Viva Mejico!

So, I’ll go ahead and state the obvious and point out that I haven’t posted in a while. I’m working full-time now, which is a pretty drastic change from my schedule of lying around the pool and watching Gilmore Girls reruns. … Continue reading

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