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Just dreadful

I am a true crime fan. I started reading about ghosts, aliens and murderers when I was pretty young. There were Time Life books that I took out of the library multiple times. I read about unsolved crimes and watched Robert Stack on Unsolved Mysteries. I learned about serial killers – the Zodiac, the Manson …

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Brave new world

I’m reading the book Embrace Your Weird by Felicia Day and I’ve gotten to a section where she asks you to think about your childhood in various stages and she asks questions. When it comes to life as a very small child I remember mostly generalities – my dad left, we moved, we went swimming …

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It’s getting a bit intents

I’ve been thinking a lot about the second part of our quarantine. We’re not officially shut down in the city, but our family is certainly going back to stage one. There are cupboards and drawers that I sorted in March that I’m going to be re-organizing again. There are goals I set myself that I’m …

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Rock, hard place

Sometimes I feel stuck between identities. It’s ingrained in me, because I grew up with one sister but I’m also the youngest of five. I have also become a lot of things I didn’t expect, and tried to be things I could never have been. The title of mother still surprises me sometimes. I have …

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Paused

It is the legend of the supermom. She knows all. She can be everything to everyone. She can be everywhere at once. Except I can’t. In the middle of working and parenting, and selling a house, and trying to treat myself properly, I tend to fall by the wayside. I have lost myself in the …

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Not Appropriate

There was a bit of a kerfuffle in the Niki Ashton campaign last week when a meme was posted on her Twitter account (whether that came from her or someone on her team, I don’t know). The meme used Beyoncé lyrics to demonstrate Ashton’s goals for the party – that it should move to the …

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Nearly Wordless Wednesday

I went out to Costco on a Saturday because it was time, we needed the things that we always buy from Costco. While I was there I noticed the flower bouquets that I notice every time, but this time I took a second look. I decided that my office needed a little extra. Last week …

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