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A decade of friendship and love

Ten years ago today a very sweet boy agreed to spend the rest of his life with me.  He likely didn’t know exactly what he was getting in to – but I am deeply grateful he chose to stay with … Continue reading

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Warm welcome

Yesterday was my first official day with my new work team.  As my new supervisor walked in to the office, she stopped by my desk with a little welcome gift: Seriously, could I work with more considerate, thoughtful, genuinely kind … Continue reading

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Making the best of it

A little over a month ago I wrote about how the city favorably responded to an unfortunate situation; namely, the removal of a certain kind of tree in all public spaces (due to an insect infestation). The beetle the city … Continue reading

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Pleasure amid work

Today was a wildly productive – and yet still balanced – day for me.  I went to a yoga class (pleasure), did many loads of laundry (work), took a lovely walk outside (pleasure), weeded the landscape (work), caught up on … Continue reading

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The lilacs are in bloom

I was 26 years old when I smelled my first lilac.  That might sound crazy, but it’s true.  I was in my first year of grad school, and the college had tons of lilac bushes lining the entire campus perimeter.  … Continue reading

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Ritzy & keen

I have the good fortune to work in a lively and lovely metropolitan city.  Downtown is clean, safe, and reasonably-sized – and it has some cool areas in it. Today I was walking in the city, and got to move … Continue reading

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Changing tastes, changing perspective

For many, many years, I have been claiming that my favorite flowers are gerbera daisies. I think I may be changing my mind. Last week I purchased flowers for my sweetie; and the ones that looked the best from the … Continue reading

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